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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-20-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By zaldog
Re: Tartan 30 Keel question

Thanks for all the comments. I think I am going to pass on this one to much work and I would rather be sailing. The other boat on my list is a 1977 c&c 29 which has had this work done has a lot more...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-17-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By zaldog
Tartan 30 Keel question

Hello all I am considering a very clean 1977 Tartan 30 viewed it last week and all looked good except for a few hairline cracks on the deck and my main concern was the keel hull joint not sure if it...
Forum: Pearson   08-17-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,370
Posted By zaldog
Re: 1978 Pearson 31 Comments

Thanks for the reply. Is that for better or worse in that they are entirely 2 different boats? Any insight into sailing characteristics particularly down wind? The SA/Disp of 16.79 is pretty good.
Forum: Pearson   08-17-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,370
Posted By zaldog
1978 Pearson 31 Comments

Hello considering a 1978 Pearson 31 and can not find much data on this boat on only the 31-2 whats the difference? Boat is priced right My last boat was an Ercison 27. Mainly looking to sail lake...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-24-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,079
Posted By zaldog
I have been in this system for the past 5 years...

I have been in this system for the past 5 years expect around $100 a year. I currently pay $1700 for a 30 foot mooring. The kicker is that you have to pay in full by mid February every year to keep...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-24-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,079
Posted By zaldog
The state of Monroe Harbor Chicago

RULES Hahaha, the only thing that is enforced is checking your head so that it can not discharge into the lake (must have a holding tank) other than that we always swim and dive from my boat as do...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,079
Posted By zaldog
Monroe Harbor Wind Storm Aftermath Part 2

Here is part 2 of the video clearly showing 2 cans still attached to there boats.

Monroe Harbor Wind Storm Aftermath Part 2 - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyhX6WqIZeA)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-20-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,079
Posted By zaldog
Video from this morning

I shot this on my way to work. Glad I moved my boat 2 weeks ago.

Most harbors where affected by wicked 50 knot winds. This video is the aftermath of a very windy night 15 boats where blown of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-27-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 708
Posted By zaldog
Ragamuffin Sailing Video Lake Michigan

Just got a new Video/Still Camera. Some footage of testing it out on my boat. Take a Look.

E27 Ragamuffin Sailing on Lake Michigan - Ericson Yachts Sailing Ericson 27 Ragamuffin...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-26-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By zaldog
Larsens is your best bet!

Crowley's is OK that is where I store my boat now. I stored my first boat at Larsen and honestly Larsen has a much higher level of service in my opinion. I tried to do a change order at crowelys...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-25-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By zaldog
If you will be up north in Chicago look at Larsen...

If you will be up north in Chicago look at Larsen Marine I think they will suit your needs. larsenmarine.com
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-23-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By zaldog
Tartan 37 questions

Hello all I am seriously considering a Tartan 37, love that boat:D . I looked at a 1978 deep fin yesterday overall the boat was in good shape very clean has had no upgrades at all except for a nice...
Forum: Living Aboard   08-16-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 10,672
Posted By zaldog
Ya know it gets 20+ below zero here in the...

Ya know it gets 20+ below zero here in the winter. Brrrrrrrrr! Oh yea and the water freezes, that might be a problem.:eek: If you are just wanting to liveaboard during the sailing season Monroe...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-14-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 4,122
Posted By zaldog
Wonder what kind of diesel millage that thing...

Wonder what kind of diesel millage that thing gets 96,000 hp how much fuel do they carry...they should have made it a hybrid! :rolleyes: Also I would hope the Navy would buy that dude a new boat.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-13-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 4,297
Posted By zaldog
Thanks! found the BoatUS article online. Now I...

Thanks! found the BoatUS article online. Now I have a lot of decisions to make now the P35 is 1st on my list :D , going to take a more thorough look at the boat with in the next week. It was nice to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-13-2008
Replies: 47
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Views: 5,583
Posted By zaldog
I knew of a few folks years back in Sausalito CA...

I knew of a few folks years back in Sausalito CA that used old engine blocks filled with cement with a chain wrapped welded and bolted around the engine. (obviously empty all fluids from engine if...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-12-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 4,297
Posted By zaldog
Islander 36 vs Wauquiez Pretorian 35

Hello all it has been a long time since I posted here and am looking for advice or just your opinion on these 2 boats.

I looked at and am currently considering either an 79' Islander 36 or a 85'...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 4,156
Posted By zaldog
http://www.oceangrafix.com/o.g/Charts/GreatLakes/N...

http://www.oceangrafix.com/o.g/Charts/GreatLakes/NOAA-Nautical-Chart-Calumet-Indiana-Buffington-HarborsLake-Calumet.html

Here is a link to the chart of the area (click on the chart) if you look at...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-17-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 3,071
Posted By zaldog
Smile Smile

By smile I think you are referring to keel hull separation from a possible hard grounding or other hull damage.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-17-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 3,071
Posted By zaldog
Big Price Diff

Yes around $50K of a price diff between the 2. That's why I am considering the SS design. I like the classic tumblehome design it looks safer for big seas than an open transom. What problems would...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-17-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 3,071
Posted By zaldog
Question Catalina 38 SS Design

Hello all, can anyone tell me what the design difference is betwwen the Sparkman & Stephens 38 and say a 1996 380 I am considering both. I understand that the interiors are very different, but what...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-16-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 3,018
Posted By zaldog
Waiting List Fee's

It cost me $100.00 to get on the liveaboard list for Marina in SD. They have a year plus wait now. I see it as 100 bucks well spent especially when we are ready to make the move, and we are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-14-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By zaldog
Which way you going north or south? If south You...

Which way you going north or south? If south You could make it to Michigan City Ind. If the weather permits, great dunes there, they don't reserve slips so it's a flrst come first serve type of deal....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-12-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 3,028
Posted By zaldog
Also the Silva's in Portugal are much smarter...

Also the Silva's in Portugal are much smarter than the Silva's in America! :-)

I guess someone should answer the question. I sorta have the same type in another thread.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-12-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 3,028
Posted By zaldog
I work with a Silva and he is from Puerto Rico so...

I work with a Silva and he is from Puerto Rico so I guess there are 2 places that name is found.
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