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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-11-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,165
Posted By sailhagg
Yeah, I'll second eherlihy! This past year's...

Yeah, I'll second eherlihy! This past year's been really difficult and it's not looking better any time soon. Any business that's hiring right now should be treated like a God send. Hop a plane,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-08-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 4,304
Posted By sailhagg
Well, to toot my own boat horn... I've a...

Well, to toot my own boat horn...

I've a Newport 30 and could live aboard her just fine. He should be able to find one in pretty good shape for that price. Nice galley, head and V-berth. Beamy...
Forum: Provisioning   02-05-2010
Replies: 60
Views: 8,741
Posted By sailhagg
I agree with SailorPam. Grocery Outlet! If...

I agree with SailorPam. Grocery Outlet! If you've one close by they do FREE wine tasting twice a month. So you'll know what you're getting! Many of their $3 wines are from wineries that are...
Forum: herSailNet   05-12-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 7,513
Posted By sailhagg
Marine/RV toilet paper...trust me you don't want...

Marine/RV toilet paper...trust me you don't want to have to deal with the 'mess' of 2 ply. Those of you saying, "What mess?" Just haven't been there yet! ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-12-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By sailhagg
Have a safe and fun trip! Wish I were following...

Have a safe and fun trip! Wish I were following your wake. :)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-13-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 5,481
Posted By sailhagg
You're doing what I've been thinking about! I...

You're doing what I've been thinking about! I read an interesting book written by a cruiser with information on making money while cruising, something he's done for years. Here's a link if your...
Forum: Provisioning   10-02-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 4,475
Posted By sailhagg
Yep I'll chime in...really great post! I get...

Yep I'll chime in...really great post! I get tired of club members that think beanie-wienies is dinner. They always come to chat and see what's on our table.

Last cruise for one dinner (us and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-02-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 4,599
Posted By sailhagg
Thanks Tommyt. The market is what it is no...

Thanks Tommyt. The market is what it is no matter what industry you're in currently.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-02-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 4,599
Posted By sailhagg
No thanks Davidpm I have a boat I love! ;)

No thanks Davidpm I have a boat I love! ;)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-02-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 4,599
Posted By sailhagg
Well this is interesting. I'm in sales (not...

Well this is interesting. I'm in sales (not boats) but having sold and bought boats both on my own (FSBO) and through a broker let me toss in my thoughts.

The way I see it you have a few options:...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-01-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 28,348
Posted By sailhagg
Great old post guys...glad someone revived it! ...

Great old post guys...glad someone revived it! I've enjoyed reading through it. I'm in the Pacific Northwest and getting ready for too soon rain that seems never to end so I'm dreaming of some of...
Forum: Newport   10-01-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 9,066
Posted By sailhagg
The wiring was definately a problem and took us a...

The wiring was definately a problem and took us a while to get fixed, we do the work ourselves. Also, we've had a small amount of blisters but they were easy to fix (not done by us). Don't know if...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-27-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 4,939
Posted By sailhagg
Great advice in this from everyone. I'd like to...

Great advice in this from everyone. I'd like to add my $.02

We started out with a 26 footer with a poptop and found it was too small for the 3 of us. We have since moved up to 30 feet and while...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   09-26-2008
Replies: 200
Views: 25,054
Posted By sailhagg
1985 Newport 30 MkIII

1985 Newport 30 MkIII
Forum: herSailNet   09-03-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 13,357
Posted By sailhagg
Yeah, me too! I'll be fixing up my own copy...

Yeah, me too! I'll be fixing up my own copy later today. I've been working on mine but this is a great base! Thanks lynn1120 :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-11-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 6,606
Posted By sailhagg
I've been up our mast a couple of times. You...

I've been up our mast a couple of times. You need to have a second halyard for safety. We recently picked up a flexible mast ladder and that with the bosun's chair is working well for us. You...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-07-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 7,623
Posted By sailhagg
Humm...we have a Newport 30 and had the bottom...

Humm...we have a Newport 30 and had the bottom painted about a year ago. We spent about $900 with haul out paint and re-splash. In our area this will run us about 3 years. For what it's...
Forum: herSailNet   08-04-2008
Replies: 81
Views: 19,630
Posted By sailhagg
Well, I've not be in for a bit and had to read...

Well, I've not be in for a bit and had to read this thread from the beginning to catch up. I'm in Portland and the local Cascade 36's seem to go (in good condition) for about $80K. Yes, one of the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-04-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,910
Posted By sailhagg
Newports are nice boats with lots of room below. ...

Newports are nice boats with lots of room below. We have a 1985 Newport 30 MKIII and she's been great. We've done quite a bit to ours, making her into ours. It's been fun and sometimes...
Forum: herSailNet   06-27-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 13,357
Posted By sailhagg
I'm always looking for more stowage on our 30...

I'm always looking for more stowage on our 30 footer. We have a teak door for the v-berth which locks in place against the hanging locker when not needed for privacy. I hung a soft shoe holder on...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-13-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 4,621
Posted By sailhagg
This was a great thread for me! My hubby and I...

This was a great thread for me! My hubby and I are planning on trying our spin this season. Last weekend in 0 wind we practiced in our slip setting everything up. We have a 'sock'?...so the spin...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,792
Posted By sailhagg
Yep, our dishes are stored behind doors in the...

Yep, our dishes are stored behind doors in the vertical position so no help there. But I loved the story!
Forum: Provisioning   06-10-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 7,961
Posted By sailhagg
This ones really easy! One package of cream...

This ones really easy!

One package of cream cheese and pour soy sauce over it. I always have those little packets that come with take out on board. Serve with rice crackers. Super easy and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,375
Posted By sailhagg
Well... :o ...I am just starting to offer...

Well... :o ...I am just starting to offer that.... I've tried to work it out for cruisers so they can just email me their updates and photos and I do the rest.... That way they aren't spending tons...
Forum: herSailNet   06-10-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 5,108
Posted By sailhagg
Avast, I think thar be a whirlpool ahead.... ...

Avast, I think thar be a whirlpool ahead....

I'm with eryka, go with your gut. I've hired men in the past and they've all been great but none had a secondary job discription floating about in the...
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