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Search: Posts Made By: ISLANDCHIEF60
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-29-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 3,968
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
51 Formosa

So what boat should I buy for under 200k? What kind of boat do you have?
Thanks Chuck
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-28-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 3,968
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
51 Formosa

Yes I was looking at the 473 but decided against it. I guess I must have been an old salt in a past life. Even though I currently own a 2004 41 Hunter, I still think that the fin keel flat bottom...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-28-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 3,968
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
51 Formosa

Thanks Jeff. Do the CT 54`s also fall in this relm or are they a better boat?

Chuck
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-27-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 3,968
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
51 Formosa

Can you be more specific? Where did you get this information?
Thanks,
Chuck
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-25-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 3,968
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
51 Formosa

Dose anyone know where I can find information on the build specs for a 51 Formosa. I`m looking for information on the quality of construction, any problems the boat was prone too and if anyone that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-11-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 2,518
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Cheoy lee 44 Ketch

Ok shipmates. What knowlege do you have on a Bob Perry design 1979 44 Cheoy Lee Ketch with wooden spars? should the sticks be kept or switch to aluminum or carbon? I personaly would like to keep the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-17-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 2,981
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
CATALINA 470

Hey Barry. We`ll take off in six years after my retirement from the Air Force. I think that after 20 year of serving Uncle Sam can pay for my cruising. We are currently living on a 2004 41 Hunter....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-11-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 2,981
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
CATALINA 470

Thanks Guys. I know that there will be some modification to be made on this boat or any other boat out there for that matter. I know that there isn`t one perfect boat. However acouple of mods that I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-10-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 2,981
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
CATALINA 470

We are considering the purchace of a 2005 470 for cicumnavigation and as a live aboard for six years before we depart for tropical climates. We are considering the following options. Bow thruster for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-14-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,416
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Hunter 38

Way to go John!!!!! I know you will have a blast on it. Thanks Stede. The new Boat Name is " Tallulah " I know. You hear that name and it reminds you of the Big Fat White chick in High School....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-12-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,416
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Hunter 38

Hey John, I just puchased my 2004 41 and love it. I also looked at the new 38 as well but opted for the 41 due to the extra room for a live aboard. Both vessel are of excellent design and sail very...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-13-2004
Replies: 15
Views: 5,818
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Ferro cement

No problem dshearn. Which ever boat you decide on I`m sure will be a good one for you. Just remember. There are no bad boats, only bad builders. Good morning Jeff. The boat ran in the early 80`s....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-10-2004
Replies: 15
Views: 5,818
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Ferro cement

Well dshearn, I have to dis agree with some of what jeff and sasha have to say. I for one live and sail on a Ferro-Cement boat. I love my boat. However I have one that was built correctly. Mine is a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Mast Rails

Does anyone know where I can buy Mast Rails? I don`t know the correct nautical name but its the rails you lean against while working with the Mast Whinchs.
Thanks Chuck
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-27-2004
Replies: 26
Views: 11,413
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Beneteau 423

Thanks Jeff for the technical update. That is the kind of information I was looking for. I apologize for my name calling. I was on a 2 cabin 47.3 this weekend and thought it to be a sound boat....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-23-2004
Replies: 26
Views: 11,413
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Beneteau 423

Thanks everyone for your advise. However I will continue to stand by word and say that as far as my use for the boat a first series is NOT any stronger to warrent a $25,000 increase. Example 47.3...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-19-2004
Replies: 26
Views: 11,413
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Beneteau 423

Thanks guys on your info. I`ve taken a closer look at the 42.3 and have decided that the 47.3 will fit our needs better. As far as the FIRST Series vs the Numbered series,the only diference is the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-16-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
SAN DIEGO

I may be relocating there from Portland Oregon. I`ll be sailing my boat down and I`m in search for a nice marina at a good price for live aboard. I need a slip for a 60 footer. Does anyone have any...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2004
Replies: 26
Views: 11,413
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Beneteau 423

Thanks Jeff. So what would be your pick of boats in the price range of 200k-250k? I haven`t found a production boat yet that is built as well as the Beneteau. Is there something about there...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-24-2004
Replies: 26
Views: 11,413
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Beneteau 423

I`m considering ordering a new boat and the 423 is at the top of my list. It seems to have alot of value for the money spent. I`m a little confused as to which keel type to order with it. Long Fin,...
Forum: Provisioning 03-02-2004
Replies: 30
Views: 6,385
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
HUNTING

Thanks all for your input. As far as bringing guns into another country, I have found that you can get custom forms from a US Embasy fill them out but do not sign them until you reach the customs...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-22-2003
Replies: 41
Views: 6,014
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Pirates and defense

WELL NOW!! This thread sounds familure. Bottom line people, each of you will come up with your own way of defending your family and boat. Just try and do it without loss of life. I carry guns on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-19-2003
Replies: 126
Views: 11,288
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Firearms

Thank you Michael. And thank you for all those who support us. And for those who don`t. Well,thank you anyways. At least you know we out there.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2003
Replies: 126
Views: 11,288
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Firearms

Guns or No Guns everyone has or can and will defend their way of life. I beleive jinglejum can`t really be serious about his veiws. However If this is the way you really think, the best of luck to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-12-2003
Replies: 126
Views: 11,288
Posted By ISLANDCHIEF60
Firearms

MY-O-MY, This thread sure has been intertaining. I see that it`s divided 50/50 as to the sailors that will carry guns and those that wont. There are a couple of you that Talk the Talk but can You...
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