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Search: Posts Made By: Robcooper0767
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-06-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-04-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Went and looked at a Sabre 34 MKI today in Annapolis. Very nice boat, but I don't think it hit the "love it" button after being on a Pearson 34 (83-86) not the 34-2. Nicely made, that's obvious,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Alex.
Moved from Carlsbad, CA three years ago after being there, and working in San Diego for 8 years. Sailed out of Oceanside or San Diego Harbor. The Admiral was stationed in Bremerton for 4...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Alex,
Again, you have given me good info, especially since I do have a preference for Pearson's. The one boat in question had the moisture meter "almost pegged" to the right side of the meter for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Thanks Jim,
I wasn't aware that these were available.
Cheers
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-29-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

OK, OK!! I give up :) Good points both of you, seriously. and Alex, your information on the moisture/toe rail is priceless.....this is the first I've seen/heard it explained that way and that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-29-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

I'll tell you what I've read, and I'm sure you've heard most of this..........When you search for Hunter info, holy man! People just really crap all over them. One thing I read that did puzzle me...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-29-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

I saw a Hunter Legend 37.5 and a 35.5 and, boy, were they nice inside....that said, I read alot about how bad Hunter's are (McDonalds of sailboats, flexing decks, etc according to the detractors). ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-23-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

I'm with you on fins, but the boats I like are 5'11" fins and that is too long for Upper Ches. I checked with Tidewater in Havre de Grace, just to see what they thought. They have all under 5'6"...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-19-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-19-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

MODIFIED: (THANKS JIM)
Didn't mean to leave the impression I've necked down to only Pearson's....but looking for some Pearson-related feedback.

I've been away for awhile, vacation and getting...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-22-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Tempest,
Thanks very much for the offer. We are heading to Maine and Mass for vacation this Saturday and will be back on 06 Sep. I'll check with the Admiral and see if I can sneak up there....and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-21-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

I'm with you....I was doing that kind of math in my head when you first brought it up. It's definitely not the end of the world by any means.....the construction and other considerations of all...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-21-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Tempest,
Thanks for clarifying....I must be getting old and need additional explanation :(
but I've got it now. I really appreciate the added info on wood, handrails, etc...it's just all good to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-21-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Tempest,
I chuckled on your comment about not being "rabid"....I was trying to think of a nice way to say that Sabre really does have one of the most loyal followings around, but then I remember the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-21-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

In strong consideration are the Sabre 34 CB and the C&C 35 CB. I see a 37 (1985) in Newburyport, MA on Yachtworld that looks nice...CB boat. The newer 37-2's are probably out of range ($ wise), I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

@chef2sail:
Noted above link and question about this boat. Do you know the answer about this keel?
"Here's one that has a 5'5" keel (That I noted in earlier page asking if this has an...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

I guess the question boils down to (for CB's),....If you take care of them on an annual basis, making it part of your boat work over the winter haul out, inspection, "alignment", cable, line or...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

I've noticed too that many CB'ers don't even put the board down and use the boat basically with a shoal keel depth.......go figure.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

BTW:
I know many have asked why I care about PHRF for a "family boat". I probably should have explained that while I do want a competitive racer/cruiser for future beer can racing, I use the PHRF...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

S:
Appreciate your comments, thank you for your Service to our Nation!
I'm still considering them. A fellow in the Marina I'm temporarily at with the P30 (he works at the Marina) gave me his keys...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Question for all:
Thinking about Keel/CBs and the comments on "marine growth" etc. that can cause problems. As noted, we are very north Chesapeake Bay, but if we relocate to Norfolk or New Bern...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Here's a CB version in MA. (4'2" draft)
1985 C&C 35 sailboat for sale in Massachusetts (http://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/29064)


Here's one that has a 5'5" keel (That I noted in earlier page...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

@Dave
Check this one out. Since you have one, This has an "unconventional" 5'5" keel. Was that a C&C option keel, or something someone did?
1984 C&C Mark III 35 sailboat for sale in Michigan...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,807
Posted By Robcooper0767
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