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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-19-2012
Replies: 78
Views: 4,623
Posted By mtlcharlie
Re: SailNet. It ain't what it used to be?

I am a relative newbie. This site has been a principal source of my preparing for liveaboard. How anyone could look askance at this wonderful community amazes me. I thank the administration and the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-28-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By mtlcharlie
Re: exercise

Thanks for the responses. They are encouraging. I have sailed enough to be bitten. I love the salt air, the wind, the challenge, the adventure, the learning, the call for self-sufficiency, the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-27-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By mtlcharlie
exercise

I am a wannabee sailor but at 61 am concerned that my present vigorous exercise regimen (ie regular 50 mile bike rides) will give way to the apparent sedentary activity of sailing, especially...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-27-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By mtlcharlie
Re: St Maarten ( leave 14th May) or Panama (late May) to Tahiti or Cooks

I am interested in being your crew. Could I email you the cv?

First a US Customs officer then lawyer. Exc health, some sailing but much travel. Clean record, no financial needs....
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-27-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By mtlcharlie
seeking to crew

First a Customs officer then lawyer, I do have some sailing experience and much travel experience. Clean record, no vices, exc health. I would live to sail a serious trip. No expenses required....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 4,566
Posted By mtlcharlie
Thank you all for your informative replies. ...

Thank you all for your informative replies.

Mtlcharlie
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 4,566
Posted By mtlcharlie
Tx Gramp34 for your feedback. As a car lover I...

Tx Gramp34 for your feedback. As a car lover I know why the Ford costs less than the Rolls. It is those particulars I seek in regards the Hinckley. Is the fiberglass of better quality. Is the hull...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 4,566
Posted By mtlcharlie
wwilson I cannot add to petmac. For what is...

wwilson I cannot add to petmac. For what is called a bluewater boat, design, solid construction, Hinckley is well spoken of. johnshasteen seems to endorse the reputation. But are Cabo Rico, Caliber...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 4,566
Posted By mtlcharlie
Tx Gramp 34, JohnRPollard and speciald for your...

Tx Gramp 34, JohnRPollard and speciald for your info. My concern about a starter level is that if indeed I do sail at the serious level, I will have a material transition cost. But you do remind me...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 4,566
Posted By mtlcharlie
Hinckley 42

I am looking forward to buying a sailboat, my first. I have little experience but have much researched, including Sailnet (thank you). The general reputation is that Hinckley is the best. If I can...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-09-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,136
Posted By mtlcharlie
Ty camaraderie for your reply. The picture wuth...

Ty camaraderie for your reply. The picture wuth your response suggets a large vessel indeed. I may be wrong but I thought a 38 is manageable by one. But I will look into that aspect more carefully. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-08-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,136
Posted By mtlcharlie
Cabo Rico 38

Greetings Sailnet,

I am a brand new newbie. I am pleased to have the opportunity to learn so much from you.

I am retired, 58 in exc health (ride my bike 60 mi per day, 140 lbs). I have sailed...
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