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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-01-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,093
Posted By waterboyllp
thanks for the reply

thanks for the reply
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-01-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,093
Posted By waterboyllp
1987 Beneteau 305 First (dual spreaders) mast adjustment

Thank you Sailingfool,


Follow on question

A. Fine tuning the mast to neutralize weather helm.

In windy conditions, flying the appropriate sail inventory, sails reefed and trimmed:

1. if...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-30-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,093
Posted By waterboyllp
1987 Beneteau 305 First (dual spreaders) mast adjustment

Hi,

I have recently purchased a 1987 Beneteau 305 First. The previous owner, during our pre-purchase discussions, mentioned, that there is very little adjust in the running backstay, due to (his...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-31-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,256
Posted By waterboyllp
Thanks I will circle back with the surveyor...

Thanks

I will circle back with the surveyor and get more specifics.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-31-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,256
Posted By waterboyllp
Wasting Question

I recently had a pre-purchase survey performed where the surveyor writes:

"There was a slight gap between the hull and keel, some rust stains were visable. Pull the keel bolts and check for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-23-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,575
Posted By waterboyllp
Jeff H. Thank you for your wise and kind...

Jeff H.

Thank you for your wise and kind words. I will pursue what you have suggested.

A friend suggested that I look at the Practical Sailor as a source of information. Do you have any...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-22-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,575
Posted By waterboyllp
Thanks, for all your thoughts. A friend on...

Thanks, for all your thoughts.

A friend on the East Coast suggested that I look at a stick built boat from the following: Pacific Seacraft, Tartan, Saber, Older Erickson, Bristol, CS, Hylas,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-20-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 2,575
Posted By waterboyllp
I have a budget, only $160K to spend!

I know this is a difficult question. Since I have six different windsurfing boards, one best suited for a specific situation. My question, I want to buy a sail boat that I can sail in the Great...
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