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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-22-2004
Replies: 23
Views: 4,043
Posted By el
Help save our marriage!!

Hi!

Yep, I''m still here. We have been digesting all the excellent and greatly appreciated information from everyone. We have pretty much started over. The displacement/length issue really...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-19-2004
Replies: 23
Views: 4,043
Posted By el
Help save our marriage!!

Jeff H

Again, thank you for your helpful input. To expand upon what you have said here and in other posts: Extending the loa and lwl while maintaining the same displacement & displace/ballast...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-19-2004
Replies: 23
Views: 4,043
Posted By el
Help save our marriage!!

Jeff H

Thank you for your input. Both you and Silmaril have raised the issue of speed and this is certainly a concern. Your comments concerning it''s comfort motion is the opposite of what we...
Forum: Living Aboard   01-14-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,556
Posted By el
Marina Web Cams

I just did a search on Yahoo ("marina web cam") and found over 20.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-13-2004
Replies: 23
Views: 4,043
Posted By el
Help save our marriage!!

sadie & jack & bob

I want to sincerely thank you for your help. Your comments helped my husband realize that "the analysis was causing paralysis". He had lost sight of the bigger picture. Our...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-12-2004
Replies: 23
Views: 4,043
Posted By el
Help save our marriage!!

Jack,

My husband is of the opinion that we will be sacrificing a good deal of performance & perhaps some quality if we go with the CR38. If this is not the case (if the difference in performance...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-12-2004
Replies: 23
Views: 4,043
Posted By el
Help save our marriage!!

My husband & I are ready to make a purchase, but we are having heated arguments over which boat. He wants the construction quality and performance of a Tartan or Sabre, while I absolutely love the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-18-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By el
Map For Garmin

I have purchased a GPSMAP 176C and now need to purchase some maps. Which ones would be best:
1)to use while traveling the roads of NC & SC
2)to use aboard while in the Bahamas & VIs
3)to use...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-13-2003
Replies: 24
Views: 3,301
Posted By el
full time cruising insurance ??

Jeffamc


PLEEEEEEASE - NOT A SPERM DONOR.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-13-2003
Replies: 0
  FYI
Views: 601
Posted By el
FYI

I found two interesting sites that you might enjoy exploring. Both have some very thought prevoking info.

http://www.longpassages.org/Ideal_Cruising_Yacht.htm
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-05-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 2,012
Posted By el
JeffH - Question on cutters

The sailboat that I am asking about is a Tayana 37 which does have the headstay tacked on the bowsprit. From what I have read, Perry did not move the mast forward on the T37.

thanks for your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-04-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 2,012
Posted By el
JeffH - Question on cutters

Jeff,

I have read several posts over the last few months in which you discuss the disadvantages of cutters. I understand your comments, but have two additional question.

1) If you change a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-04-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By el
Bahamas & ICW with 5''''-8"

Most of the sailboats that I like draw between 5''-6" & 6''-0". Two at the top of my list draw 5''-8". How much of a problem will this really pose in the Bahamas and ICW.

thanks...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-28-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,469
Posted By el
Help In Selecting Your Sailboat

Go to:http://image-ination.com/sail.htm

Hope this helps
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-28-2003
Replies: 21
Views: 7,676
Posted By el
boat check - to Jeff H and others

This discussion has been a great help. After re-reading it, I still have one issue in my mind that is unresolved.

JeffH, if I may, I would like for you to take a different approach to your boat...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-25-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 1,581
Posted By el
Ta-Shing Boat Yard

The Ta-Shing boatyard builds some truely beautiful yachts. I would like to know your feels as to the construction quality (hull, standing rigging, etc) and their sailing characteristics. We are...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-26-2003
Replies: 13
Views: 2,442
Posted By el
Importance of freezer for cruising?

Whoosh

I just read your statement "as a general guideline, we''re seeing a 35amp/hr/day demand...in Florida and the Caribbean". I have read several other places to count on 60 amp/hr/day. How...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-24-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 8,124
Posted By el
Endeavour 42 & Bristol 41.1

After months of looking we have narrowed our choices down to the Endeavour 42 and the Bristol 41.1. We would love to here your opinions on the sailing characteristics and construction of both boats....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-06-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 2,759
Posted By el
Caliber never mentioned

Go to the top of this page and do a search for "
Caliber" , then pull-up the one titled: "Caliber 33/35 Information".

I looked through the e-mail archives from the Caliber E-Mail list and do not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-06-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 2,759
Posted By el
Caliber never mentioned

I was just reading the old posts on Calibers and in Aug. 2001 RichH stated that the Caliber 35s were beginning to have hull structural failures at the leading edge of the keel. Does anyone have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-05-2003
Replies: 26
Views: 17,727
Posted By el
HALLBERG RASSY

When we began our search for a new sailboat, we formed a check-list of specifications. The HRs met all our need ecxept for two major concerns. Teak decks (future leaks) and draft 5''6" to 6''1" for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-01-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 2,759
Posted By el
Caliber never mentioned

I have never seen the Caliber 38 or 40 mentioned as a good coastal cruiser on this BB (Chesapeake, Bahamas, VI''s, etc). Why?

My husband and I looked at one last week and really like what we saw....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-21-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 7,343
Posted By el
Bristol 38.8

JohnDrake & others

The Bristol 38.8 is on our short list, primarilly for the reasons you stated in your recent post about your Hood. What are the primary differences between the Bristol, Hood and...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-17-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,280
Posted By el
Piloting & navigation reference cards

I am looking for a set of piloting & navigation reference cards. Are the Davis cards sold by SailNet good or are there better alternatives.

Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-18-2003
Replies: 25
Views: 3,944
Posted By el
Electrical Upgrade

It is a Pearson 422. We are adding and replacing most of the electronics. The previous owner did some re-wiring that is suspect.
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