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Search: Posts Made By: drbeer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,156
Posted By drbeer
thanks for the advice

I should probably start a new thread about this. I didn't because I didn't have 10 posts yet so I'm pretty sure I wasn't allowed to...

BTW I really liked the quote from Cpt. Mal Reynolds. Man does...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,156
Posted By drbeer
turd disposal

Even though we don't yet know what we want to buy we're pretty much convinced we want to unload this 26M.

This brings up a question about how to do this.

The boat arrived with defects. We've...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,156
Posted By drbeer
speaking of shills

anyone on this forum have any experience with the MacDisneyland known as MacGregor Sailors, where everyone loves their MacGregor and the dealer they bought it from???

Besides it being the only...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,156
Posted By drbeer
Hi Vic, thanks for the feedback. At least...

Hi Vic,

thanks for the feedback. At least now I know this is not specific to my boat. It had so many other defects when it was delivered it was hard to say for sure.

I'm only just now getting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-11-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,156
Posted By drbeer
more on center vs offset mount motors

I was actually speaking from my own experiences, which are likely somewhat boat specific. As on example, our last boat, a Potter 19 (oh how we miss it now), had an offset 6.5HP Evinrude. The motor...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,156
Posted By drbeer
Can I reference you to the IRS about that...

Can I reference you to the IRS about that deduction :-)

We don't care about water skiing. My brother has a power boat on a small lake for that. Where we sail the often wind shifts from onshore to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,156
Posted By drbeer
thanks for the suggestion. We've reviewed that...

thanks for the suggestion. We've reviewed that option at length and it has some practical drawbacks. We opted for a different approach with another strategy.

Unfortunately at the moment I can't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,156
Posted By drbeer
it sounded good in theory

the appeal of the power sailor to us was the ability to quickly get where the wind is, sail around, and then get home fast too. That and the fact that we thought the center mounted outboard motor...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,156
Posted By drbeer
Thanks for the support

It's nice to see the moderators here have the integrity to provide their readers with information that can help them make informed choices before they buy.

I wish the shills at the MacGregor...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,156
Posted By drbeer
your friend and mine, Arthur W. Kelly III

Hi folks,

I'm new to sailnet. I was going to email some of the people who outed Kelly trying to plug Kiwi Boat Works (now Freedom Boat Works) a while back but the system won't let me email until...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-15-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 5,829
Posted By drbeer
You might want to check out their Better Business...

You might want to check out their Better Business Bureau rating on the BBB website before you do this. Put in their zip code (80107) on the main BBB website and it will take you to the Colorado BBB...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-04-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By drbeer
is this any relation to the Norwalk Island Sharpie

I saw some one pulling a really a nice looking boat out of the water at Winter Island in Salem, MA a few weeks back. I'm pretty sure he said it was a Norwalk Island Sharpie but I could be remembering...
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