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Forum: Chartering   05-18-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 1,691
Posted By casey1004
Where to go for 2 months ?

Thanks everyone for suggestion. I haven''t made any plans yet but Australia comes to mind, as did the Pacific Northwest. Is sailing difficult in Australia (whitsunday)?

I never thought about...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-16-2004
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By casey1004
problem with new boat

A couple of months ago I bought a 2001 Catalina 36... haven''t even sailed it yet and already I got a letter from the boat yard saying that the cutlass bearing needed replacing, and the strut was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-29-2003
Replies: 35
Views: 6,222
Posted By casey1004
anxiety in buying a boat

I''ve signed the acceptance form and I close on the boat next week. I''ll find out next spring the nuances of the furling main. Most people I talk too say the new systems are pretty foolproof and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-24-2003
Replies: 35
Views: 6,222
Posted By casey1004
anxiety in buying a boat

Thanks again for the responses. I am beginning to calm down and get excited about it, even though I won''t be in the boat until next summer. I plan to sail with experienced friends for a few weeks...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-23-2003
Replies: 35
Views: 6,222
Posted By casey1004
anxiety in buying a boat

The boat was surveyed, by an excellent surveyor 6 weeks ago by someone who had put an offer in on the boat. The deal fell through, because the man who wanted to buy the boat had to sell his freedom...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-22-2003
Replies: 35
Views: 6,222
Posted By casey1004
anxiety in buying a boat

Thank you everyone for the thoughts. You are right Jeff, in that if it turns out to be the wrong decision, I can always sell it. The boat is a 2001 loaded. I have not sailed it as it is already...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-20-2003
Replies: 35
Views: 6,222
Posted By casey1004
anxiety in buying a boat

Is it normal to have anxiety attacks in buying a first boat? I''ve made an offer on a catalina 36 that has been accepted and now I am panicking. It''s my first boat (been sailing with a sailing...
Forum: Chartering   07-02-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By casey1004
AM I READY?

I am looking for advice on whether I am ready to charter a 36 boat to BVI for one week. Submitted a sailing resume to the Moorings and they say I am qualified to sail anywhere in the world up to 45...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-12-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 8,491
Posted By casey1004
catalina 34 Mark II or catalina 350

I haven''t checked out the C-36 all that closely. I''ve only been sailing for 3 years and my spouse does not know how to sail all that much. I''m afraid if I get too large a boat to begin with I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-10-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 8,491
Posted By casey1004
catalina 34 Mark II or catalina 350

Has anyone had an opportunity to sail both the catalina 34 Mark II and the new 350, and if so, what, if any, differences did you notice in how they sailed? I''ve read all the discussions on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-01-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 1,056
Posted By casey1004
catalina 350 price increase?

Still considering catalina 350... does anyone know if 2003 model will have a price increase?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-14-2002
Replies: 46
Views: 4,611
Posted By casey1004
catalina 350

oops sorry, i missed the last sentence about options. doesn''t look like they are offering me that great a deal.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-14-2002
Replies: 46
Views: 4,611
Posted By casey1004
catalina 350

Yes, but what options did that include? furling main? electric winches? etc
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-14-2002
Replies: 46
Views: 4,611
Posted By casey1004
catalina 350

One more thought. I have a friend with a Freedom 35 that I have sailed several times... about $140k used... i have heard some pros and cons on this boat and wondered if anyone had good or bad things...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-14-2002
Replies: 46
Views: 4,611
Posted By casey1004
catalina 350

how did you get a sail away price of $124K on the catalina? The base on this is $119k and total comes to $139k that is pretty much loaded. Dealer offered me $130k plus tax for 2002 model he is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-11-2002
Replies: 46
Views: 4,611
Posted By casey1004
catalina 350

I live outside of boston and would be sailing around boston and buzzards bay/newport & Islands. I''m not that experienced... only a couple of years sailing with a club. i''ve looked at a used...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-10-2002
Replies: 46
Views: 4,611
Posted By casey1004
catalina 350

The base on this boat is $119k but with all options it comes to $139k. What turned you off from catalina?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-09-2002
Replies: 46
Views: 4,611
Posted By casey1004
catalina 350

can anyone provide pricing information on the new 350? What can I expect to negotiate off of list price? A dealer is holding one for me but I''m unsure whether to wait for 2003 production or try and...
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