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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-01-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 3,274
Posted By neworlsailer
Surveyors in Galveston, TX

I used a surveyor from Kemah--just up the bay--in December ''03 and was very satisfied. He spent a day on the boat I ultimately purchased.
Louis Stahlberg of Summers & Associates, 281-334-6844
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-01-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 2,792
Posted By neworlsailer
Boat with history of blisters

Jeff,
Thanks as always. two follow-up questions:

(i) Does your opinion change if we assume that we can take their word literally and the blisters reappeared in 1998 only in the barrier coat...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-30-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 2,922
Posted By neworlsailer
tatoosh 42?

ok, so I now know even less than I thought I didn''t know.

It looks like Bob Perry checks out as the designer, though. I went to his site and his bio therein, as you suggested, and the tatoosh 42...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-30-2003
Replies: 12
Views: 2,792
Posted By neworlsailer
Boat with history of blisters

What do you think of this description of bottom maintenance and blisters from a brochure on a 1981 Cheoy Lee:

"In 1995 the hull was painted with flag blue Awlgrip and a barrier coat was applied...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-30-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 2,922
Posted By neworlsailer
tatoosh 42?

Anyone know anything about these boats? I''m having almost zero luck finding anything about them.

I understand they may also be marketed under the model name: Nassau 42? They are a Bob Perry...
Forum: Provisioning   11-26-2003
Replies: 109
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Views: 16,711
Posted By neworlsailer
Coffee

The camping method works. We called it hobo coffee. helps too if you pour a little cold water aound on top...makes the grounds sink.

but no one has mentioned cold water drip, maybe b/c it should...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-22-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 10,472
Posted By neworlsailer
pearson 424 vs. passport 40

Dear Whoosh,

Thanks for the (as always) valuable input.

You may be right with the apples and oranges analogy. My rough survey of yachtworld and elsewhere indicates that a comparably equiped...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-19-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 10,472
Posted By neworlsailer
pearson 424 vs. passport 40

Thanks,
I have exchanged a handful of emails with "whoosh" and you''re right, he was extremely helpful.

I also happened upon the article on the Passport 40 in Sail.

At your suggestion I spent...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-18-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 10,472
Posted By neworlsailer
pearson 424 vs. passport 40

Jeff H.,

You haven''t weighed in!
Where are you when I need you?

Philip
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-16-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 10,472
Posted By neworlsailer
pearson 424 vs. passport 40

Been shopping for cruising boats for a few months now and am beginning to narrow the search...of course ''till something totally unexpected comes along to seduce me again.

Anyway, the Pearson 424...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-01-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 2,046
Posted By neworlsailer
Sabre 38

I think also you''ll find the portlites on the Mark II are more modern in shape, giving it a more updated look.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-16-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 3,662
Posted By neworlsailer
Recommended cruising boats

I''m in much the same situation. price-wise, and need-wise and have my own string goin here under the heading Morgan Nelson/Marack 454cb with significant comments about that specific boat, but not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-14-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 4,377
Posted By neworlsailer
mogan nelson/marek 454cb

jeff,

thanks again...

any personal favorites you would recommend?

.... again, comfortable below for the wife and fast for me, coastal cruiser with some offshore capabilities?
in the 38-45...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-14-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 4,377
Posted By neworlsailer
mogan nelson/marek 454cb

Jeff,

Thanks so much for your very excellent and thorough review. I had no idea I would get such insightful (and instant) input.

As a 51 year old spring chicken I can''t help but be concerned...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-13-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 4,377
Posted By neworlsailer
mogan nelson/marek 454cb

I am being directed by a broker toward a 1983 morgan 45 nelson/marek design (with centerboard) as a comfortable below (for the wife) and fast (for me) cruising boat able to handle offshore...
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