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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-13-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 2,205
Posted By thoran
Check Practical Sailor as well, the archived boat...

Check Practical Sailor as well, the archived boat reviews cost a little on line, but they are a good resource. PS does not accept advertising and offers very detailed unbiased opinions about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-10-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 7,172
Posted By thoran
slide systems vs electric winch for main halyard

which is best? is it ever smart to have both? am I off the wall for a Tartan 3400?
Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-05-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By thoran
Thanks Mike

Thanks Mike...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-04-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By thoran
Thanks

This is helpful, thanks!
Tim
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-03-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By thoran
A few questions about outfitting a new boat

Hi: I am actually doing some homework (vs just letting the old compulsive buyer come out) and have a couple of more questions about outfitting a new Tartan 3400:
1. The brochure says Yanmar...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-03-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 7,172
Posted By thoran
Battcar systems

This is an older thread, so I am wondering if anyone has any more information or preferences. I have looked at Harken and Schaefer...are there any obvious advantages to one vs the other? I am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-27-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By thoran
Thanks to both of you! Tim

Thanks to both of you!
Tim
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-27-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By thoran
Generator

Any thoughts on putting a generator on a boat as small as a 34? Does it make sense, are there any models that are recommended?
Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-27-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By thoran
Keel/Centerboard

The new Tartan 3400 offers a keel/centerboard option, along with a Fin (too deep) and a beaver tail (most common) - what would be the preference and why?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-25-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 633
Posted By thoran
A New Boat Proposal

I have had some great responses to my question about future value. I am looking at a new (not yet completed) Tartan 3400 and the dealer is about to present a proposal. I am wondering how you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-21-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By thoran
Camaraderie posted a note warning about sail...

Camaraderie posted a note warning about sail drives. I have heard they are quieter, easier to maintain, but you have to learn about responsiveness. Are there issues I am not addressing?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-21-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By thoran
thanks, what about sail drives?

thanks, what about sail drives?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-20-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By thoran
Wink thanks

These replies confirm my thoughts...Would you put Tartan in the list of premium brands? I have looked at Yachtworld, but it's hard to find the "list price" and I have noted that most people are...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-20-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 4,462
Posted By thoran
any responses

Hi: I like your question...any responses? I am a Tartan fan, owned a 372, but haven't sailed any of the others you mentioned.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-20-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By thoran
Future Value

How do you determine the future value of a new boat? If you purchase a sailboat new for about 200k what would it be worth in five years? Ten years? Does it continue to lose value over it's lifetime...
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