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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   3 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 12,176
Posted By Slayer
Re: Need Tartan 34C opinions please

Someone put a deposit on the boat the day before I contacted the seller. 😔. Waited too long to pull the trigger.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   5 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 12,176
Posted By Slayer
Re: Need Tartan 34C opinions please

So the Tartan34 may not perform as well as the Cal 33?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   6 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Slayer
Tartan 34C LWL question.

I posted this as a response to another thread, but it didn't show up under new posts. So I posted it as a new thread in hopes of getting responses. I am thinking of buying a 1968 Tartan 34C. I am...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   6 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 12,176
Posted By Slayer
Re: Need Tartan 34C opinions please

I know this is an old thread, but I thought I would put my question here so information on this boat can be found in one place. I am thinking of buying one built in 1968. I am use to sailing a...
Forum: Racing   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,147
Posted By Slayer
Re: Around Long Island Regatta 2015

Looking forward to more details and pics if any!!!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 2,758
Posted By Slayer
Re: Drinking while Anchored

Actually you can boat or drive after drinking in the states. It only becomes a crime if you have consumed enough so that your ability to operate is impaired or your bac is above the legal limit.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-22-2015
Replies: 207
Views: 11,445
Posted By Slayer
Re: Rights during USCG Inspection.

(a) The Coast Guard may make inquiries, examinations, inspections, searches, seizures, and arrests upon the high seas and waters over which the United States has jurisdiction, for the prevention,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-09-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By Slayer
Re: Where to go for seamanship knowledge?

I was in the same position as you fifteen or so years ago. I was doing small lake sailing on a Chrysler Pirateer and wanted to move up to bigger boats on the ocean. So I took the ASA classes. I...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   07-08-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Slayer
Forum: Chartering   07-07-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 8,315
Posted By Slayer
Re: Barefoot Yacht Charters St. Vincent: Never Again

Let me see.....do I believe Talkswitch who just joined (but claims to have been visiting the site for a long time) and has only one post. Or do I believe Jimrafford who has been a member since 2011...
Forum: Racing   07-07-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By Slayer
Re: First race in 20yrs

Good call on not going with the spinnaker. Thirty minutes of training is not enough for those winds. IMO
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-05-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Slayer
Re: What would u do? (bareboat dilemma #2)

I would have done what the first three responses suggested.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-26-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By Slayer
Re: Respect the prop

This happened several weeks ago in my neck of the woods. The Operator, an OUI defense lawyer, was charged with OUI. The whole debacle was an accident waiting to happen:
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-23-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By Slayer
Re: New docking manuver

Undoubtedly Captain Ron pulled off the BEST docking maneuver!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-23-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By Slayer
Re: New docking manuver

Haha....that was great!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Slayer
Re: Bermuda 1-2 race

That is awesome. Looks like it was a rough time for a while:

Bermuda One-Two (http://bermuda1-2.org/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-25-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By Slayer
Tartan 34C

I might go for it. Thoughts or suggestions?

Tartan 34C - Nice Boat - 2 previous owners (http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/boa/5041300914.html)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Slayer
Re: 218 yr old USS Constitution is getting a refit

Here is more info and pics: Photos: USS Constitution Makes Late Night Move To Dry Dock | WBUR (http://www.wbur.org/2015/05/19/photos-uss-constitution-makes-late-night-move-to-dry-dock)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-29-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By Slayer
Re: Another crew position.

Just set up a photo bucket account. Here is a pic of the boat, a shot across Crown Bay Marina into St. Thomas, and a freighter near us loaded with boats/yachts. Guess that's one way to do it. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-28-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By Slayer
Re: Another crew position.

I am going to get spoiled. The boat I am on, formerly known as American Beauty, renamed Athena, has a washer/dryer, AC, TV, and a bidet in each of the two heads. I had to look up how to spell bidet...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-12-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By Slayer
Re: Another crew position.

Will do. Thanks!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By Slayer
Another crew position.

I signed on as crew for a sail from St. Thomas to Portsmouth NH, with a brief stop in Bermuda. Our planned departure is on April 28 from Crown Bay marina. We then stop in Bermuda for a couple of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-03-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 4,299
Posted By Slayer
Missing Sailor Rescued

Foolish to head out; lucky to survive? I think it was more than luck.

Sailor missing since January found off Cape Hatteras | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-28-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,170
Posted By Slayer
Re: Are NADA Values accurate ?

If the value in NADAis lower than the asking value you could always use the NADA price to negotiate a lower purchase price.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-23-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 2,607
Posted By Slayer
Re: Sailboat hits Power Line in Cocoa, Florida!

I was giving the captain credit for dropping the anchor after the accident to protect other boaters and docks from a floating fire bomb. I didn't consider the other theories.
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