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Search: Posts Made By: Chimbatete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-04-2013
Replies: 65
Views: 4,787
Posted By Chimbatete
Re: Cheap Classic Plastic smokes the fleet in 2013 Down the Bay Race

I would have to say that I agree with JamesWilson point. I do agree that boats like the Olson 30 has the best $$/Fun,speed ratio, that's almost irrefutable. We have one for sale here in Lake...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-20-2013
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Re: Iy 10.98, Solaris 37 and Salona 38

Hi Paulo,

We are in hibernation during winter. I have been looking for boats but the great Lakes have very limited option as far as more modern designs. Only boats here on somewhat similar...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-19-2013
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Re: Iy 10.98

Hi Paulo,

Since these boats are not found in NA you made a point of reference to the Dufour 36P (which is a good boat) and say you'll take this over it (whatever reasons).

Now how would you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-05-2013
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Sorry if its been posted but heres a DF32 passing what looks like a Pogo 50. No surprises but still nice to watch.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIAHyoHG8fs&NR=1&feature=endscreen
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-11-2012
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Re: Interesting Sailboats

One of the best places to sail in the World (I was born there) too bad not many can afford to sail there. Subic to Boracay regatta.

Drive it like you stole it... - YouTube
Subic Boracay and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2012
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Paulo

Two questions on those A40 boats for sale. (understand that Im relatively new to sailing) First of all they are beautiful boats and would fit the need of 99% of those who race around the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2012
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Doesnt have to be that old Jonb I see 5 year old J100s less than the A27.
And as much as I love some of these boats but thats big dough for a daysailer carbon mast and all.

I think its Paulo who...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2012
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Heres the video of the A27. One gripe I have is that they shouldnt call a 27 footer a budget entry with a price north of $100k.;)

http://youtu.be/tN7JNPq6p8c
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-24-2012
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Yes Paulo, I was looking at some used Salona 34 and they are still pricey ($140k avg.) and all in Europe. They are an awesome boat with a nice interior and fast on all points as you posted. Ive...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-24-2012
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Funny I was just looking at older first series from Beneteau. Most of the 30Es are in Europe and there's a few here same boat but it's First 32. I think they are perfect for the lakes for round the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-24-2012
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Ive been taking a closer look at some daysailers lately for Lake Ontario. I find some of the NA daysailers to be pretty traditional in design (e33, Alerions) and expensive realtively compared to the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-08-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Hi G1000, thats unbelievably cheap (and...

Hi G1000, thats unbelievably cheap (and relatively nice) but I have to be honest, I cant skipper that big a boat.:o Maybe in 2 to 3 years.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-07-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Hi Paulo, Couple of questions I ask when...

Hi Paulo,

Couple of questions I ask when buying a boat. What are you using it for? and How much?Looks (to an extent)

I dont know how people sail here but its about weeknight races and weekend...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-05-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Nice story Paulo, yes in a world of consumerism...

Nice story Paulo, yes in a world of consumerism and mass production, we are often told that we need things that we really dont.

I watched the video of the designer of the Fareast you provided. He...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-04-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Looks like the Fareast 26 is the perfect...

Looks like the Fareast 26 is the perfect daysailer/racer. Looks good, large cockpit, simple rig and 1/4 the price of Alerions and Eyachts but with a complete cabin that you can stand on.

Seems...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-28-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
:laugher I saw a older thread I think from a...

:laugher I saw a older thread I think from a different forum where people were arguing adamantly that Pogos (beamy boats) are downwind boats and would not be any good upwind. If they can point and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-28-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Paulo have you posted the Aquila RP45. Sorry if...

Paulo have you posted the Aquila RP45. Sorry if you have and sorry i dont know how to make image smaller.

Beautiful and versatile racer cruiser. It looks like a missile but it has a nice...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-28-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Style is in the eye of the beholder just because...

Style is in the eye of the beholder just because I find Alerions (classic but modern underbody) beautiful. Same goes for the Danish offerings such as Faurbys, Luffes.

It is more the performance...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-28-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Thanks Paulo that was great I get the gist. ...

Thanks Paulo that was great I get the gist.

Question. When youre talking about Open class boat (wide beams) and their stability, you are talking about initial stability right? So lets say in a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-27-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Talking Hi Paulo, That is a very interesting...

Hi Paulo,

That is a very interesting comparative between the Daysailer and the Malango. Not expected and not so good for the proponents of more beamy modern hulls. Id like to know more details....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-24-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Wow that is a head turner. Thats dinghy slot is...

Wow that is a head turner. Thats dinghy slot is just the icing. I was at the website and it seems that for the basic boat its 100k so figure 150k euros ready to sail that is nice.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-24-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Interesting Sailboat Malango 9.99 (34 ft) ...

Interesting Sailboat

Malango 9.99 (34 ft) check out the dinghy. Interior looks no worse than an RM

http://www.nautisme-finistere.com/IMG/jpg/malango2.jpg

Visite guidée à bord du Malango...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-09-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
What does this mean Paulo? If I get one its...

What does this mean Paulo? If I get one its definitely to be king of Winward/leeward course and ocassional weekend cruising. Is that the intended use?

But at the same time it seems no worse...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-07-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
My cruising instructor had a Beneteau 37. He...

My cruising instructor had a Beneteau 37. He sails to the USVI down in the carribean. I asked him if he sails the 37. He looked at me funny and asked "why not'? So take that for what it is. Not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-05-2011
Replies: 6,726
Views: 1,601,253
Posted By Chimbatete
Damn Team Sanya placing third is a huge...

Damn Team Sanya placing third is a huge accomplishment. Someones unlucky China has a shot.
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