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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-27-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,242
Posted By turban10
Re: Admiral of the year nominee?

She is a keeper!

Your idea of focusing on a few things, then letting her pick is good one. That is a great way to get your significant other to not only get involved, but also feel more invested...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By turban10
Re: Two sailors rescued in Puget Sound

God, that must be such a nightmare. For all the stories you hear of people being washed overboard, never to be seen again, I can't imagine getting the boat back to the MOB, only for them to die by...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2013
Replies: 113
Views: 11,252
Posted By turban10
Re: Never Buy a New Hanse

Frankschicketanz,

Did Hanse give you any reason for declining your warranty claim? Please give us some additional information on this rudder issue.
Since there are two sides to any story, it is...
Forum: Racing   09-07-2013
Replies: 76
Views: 6,447
Posted By turban10
Re: America's Cup opening races

Wow, those boats are amazing to watch. 40+ knots and only the foils in the water. Just jaw-dropping. I called my wife down to watch some of the race and we were both amazed by what these boats can...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 2,734
Posted By turban10
Re: Follow the ARC

Amen to that!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 2,734
Posted By turban10
Re: Follow the ARC

Its always interesting reading what types of boats are entered in the ARCs and other blue water rallies.

On this site, you will find page after page of people comparing one blue water boat to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-02-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 8,343
Posted By turban10
Re: 1984 c&c 35-3

Congrats! Hope you enjoy her in good health and we want to see pictures!

What was the closing price on her? Anything you need to fix right away?

Thanks
-T
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   10-29-2012
Replies: 1,949
Views: 148,244
Posted By turban10
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

How sad for those two missing. I hope they are found. I can't imagine bobing up and down in such seas wondering if you are going to be rescued.

Replica or not, the HMS Bounty was a amazing looking...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-27-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 8,343
Posted By turban10
Re: 1984 c&c 35-3

jsaronson and chef2sail, thank you both for your responses. Those numbers are quite sobering.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-26-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 8,343
Posted By turban10
Re: 1984 c&c 35-3

Chef2sail, do you mind sharing how much you paid all together for the rod rigging to be replaced.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-19-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 8,343
Posted By turban10
Re: 1984 c&c 35-3

Hillenme,

Thank you for your reply. Its hard to tell by the pictures so I am glad you were able to give me a bit of a report.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-18-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 8,343
Posted By turban10
Re: 1984 c&c 35-3

Hey Hillenme,

Did you get to look at the 1982 34' C&C called "Black Dog"? Its also being sold at Crowleys. If you did, what condition was it in? That is quite a price difference, so i am curious. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-16-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 8,343
Posted By turban10
Re: 1984 c&c 35-3

Keep us up to date with your search. Especially your experience at Crowley's. I will be searching soon for a used boat, and as they are a pretty big boat yard in Chicago maybe I might be working with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-06-2012
Replies: 108
Views: 11,478
Posted By turban10
Re: Bug out boat

This is great. I am thrilled that so many of you are preparing your boats for the day the fecal matter hits the air circulation device.
Alas, I do not have a bug out boat. But worry not my fellow...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-10-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By turban10
New production boat interior finishing and repair before commissioning

Okay, before I begin, I don't want to start another Benihuntalina flame war but I have a question rewarding the interior finishing on new productions boats.

I went to an in-water boat show in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-24-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 2,220
Posted By turban10
Re: I saw the USS Constitution under sail!

17 minute cruise or not, we midwest sailors can only see her in pictures. She is gorgeous! Makes me proud to be an American.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2012
Replies: 151
Views: 12,686
Posted By turban10
I find this story so interesting from the...

I find this story so interesting from the standpoint of human nature when a person realizes that they made a tragic mistake, and have two choices. They can either try to save their own hide like the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-27-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 4,001
Posted By turban10
Can you enlighten me on the differences of a...

Can you enlighten me on the differences of a canoe stern vs a double ender?

Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-24-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,885
Posted By turban10
She's gorgeous. Enjoy! I like utchuckd's...

She's gorgeous. Enjoy!
I like utchuckd's suggestion on things that need to be done ASAP.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-22-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,885
Posted By turban10
congrats! Pics please...

congrats!
Pics please...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-22-2011
Replies: 439
Views: 58,881
Posted By turban10
I am 34 years old and have been bit by the...

I am 34 years old and have been bit by the sailing bug about 4 years ago. I dream of owning a boat, but with two small children in daycare, and upside down on our mortgage, that dream is many years...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,870
Posted By turban10
That's why these types of topics are so much fun...

That's why these types of topics are so much fun to read and discuss. There is no right answer, so all it becomes is people throwing muck at each other.

In the end, nobody will convince anyone...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-24-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,870
Posted By turban10
I just love the Wheel. I know all the reasons why...

I just love the Wheel. I know all the reasons why a tiller is better. Regardless, its hard to look like a salty seadog as you motor out of the marina with the landlubbers looking at you with a dinky...
Forum: Lake Michigan   08-06-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,137
Posted By turban10
When stupid people do stupid things like this...

When stupid people do stupid things like this happen, it is inevitable that lawmakers feel the need to make oppressive laws that try to "protect" us from ourselves.

I agree with you sailingdog, i...
Forum: Lake Michigan   08-06-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,137
Posted By turban10
Breaking News out of Chicago...

"A group of boaters got themselves in hot water Friday morning when they went for swim and their boat drifted away.

Two men are still missing somewhere in Lake Michigan after slipping into the...
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