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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-12-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,962
Posted By miyagi
Bayfield 40

I note that John Neal (Mahina expeditions ) lists the Bayfield as a bluewater capable boat. Never been on a Bayfield 40 tho. I think Seagypsy woman is on a smaller Bayfield but I could be wrong.
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-12-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By miyagi
New Sails, opinions

I am in the market for a new cruising mainsail for my Aloha 27. The quotes I have rec'd vary wildy for what appears to be similar products.

Sail makers have recommended Challenge sailcloth 6.53...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-12-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By miyagi
Key west to bermuda

Dennis

I'd be interested in the Key West Bermuda leg and depending on timing possibly all the way.

41 male sailing small boats since I was 5, coastal sail my own Aloha 27 for a few years,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-20-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By miyagi
Considering a Rhodes22

In the northeast the Tanzer 22 is very popular. It is an older design (out of Quebec?)but has a strong owners group and parts are still available. It is flush deck, a bit dated looking but has...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-04-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By miyagi
certification(s)

I have been sailing for many years on a variety of boats from Opti to my Aloha 27 and crewed on a few bigger boats, even a little offshore experience. I took a intermediate bareboat skipper course...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   11-23-2005
Replies: 10
Views: 6,871
Posted By miyagi
SOSpenders autoinflate in rain?

We use auto inflate PFDs in our armed shipboarding/drug interdiction duties and in five years have not had a problem. As pointed out tho regular maintenance is needed.
Forum: Chartering   11-06-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 14,604
Posted By miyagi
chrysler sailboats

Joe,
If you are looking for something with a good cockpit that sails very well I would suggest looking at the Tanzer 22. Comes in both fixed keel and centerboard versions for a few grand. Cockpit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-19-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 3,557
Posted By miyagi
Cruising permit in Canada?

Yopu need to contact Canada Border Services Agency
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-13-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 4,970
Posted By miyagi
Ontario 32 -C&C 35 Landfall, opinions?

We''ll be starting our search for "the next step" soon and preliminary ie internet research is leading me to examine Ontario 32 and C&C 35 Landfall models any feedback is appreciated. Looking for an...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-13-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 2,042
Posted By miyagi
24-27 feet good to learn on, suggested boats

BIG BIG fan of the inexpensive easy to sell again Tanzer 22. Huge cockpit for day sailing minimal but do-able weekending. Spent three days with GF and black Lab on ours... of course then I bought a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-13-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 4,133
Posted By miyagi
About to buy a Tanzer 75 - Need help !

You can''t go wrong with a Tanzer, we enjoyed our 22 enourmously. That said a 26 might be a better buy for you based on a very active resale market, the room and performance. 7.5 is still a good...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-13-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 3,237
Posted By miyagi
Aloha 30

All the boats I''m aware of designed by Ron Holland tend towrds the racing end of things. So, yes, it is light (144 PHRF.) That said I own an Aloha 27 and have seen a few others, they are well...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-13-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 5,593
Posted By miyagi
Thoughts on a mid size cruising boat

There have been a few good articles in Cruising World "Classic Plastic" that might offer some ideas. In our area (Maine and New Brunswick Canada)you can find mid 80''s boats in great condition as...
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