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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-31-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,331
Posted By Rustyf
W.D. Schock 35

Can someone enlighten me about this boat and its suitability for coastal cruising by sailors of average ability. Any issues with these boats etc. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,072
Posted By Rustyf
Rod Rigging

Rod rigging seems to be a selling point on many boats. Can someone tell me if that is a worthwhile component on a 34-36 foot sloop for coastal cruising.

Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-06-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,290
Posted By Rustyf
Thanks to all. The advice was very helpful.

Thanks to all. The advice was very helpful.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-05-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,290
Posted By Rustyf
Removal of Painted name from Awlgrip Hull

Any advice on how one would go about this would be appreciated.

Many thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By Rustyf
Thanks 67. That reference seems to settle the...

Thanks 67. That reference seems to settle the issue although as you suggest I will confirm with the authorities.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By Rustyf
Wash. Use Tax-Boat Purchased in Canada

I have searched on line but cannot find the answer to this question.

If as a Washington resident I buy a boat in British Columbia but intend to license it in Seattle do I get a credit against the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-21-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 13,870
Posted By Rustyf
Thanks Jimscal for the sailing world article. It...

Thanks Jimscal for the sailing world article. It was helpfu.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   12-15-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,529
Posted By Rustyf
Thanks a lot Ski. I hope to have bought a boat by...

Thanks a lot Ski. I hope to have bought a boat by the end of January and I will keep the site posted as things move along.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   12-15-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,529
Posted By Rustyf
Now that this thread is back on track I...

Now that this thread is back on track I appreciate the helpful comments. More to the point I hope to buy a sailboat soon but it will only work for the family if my grown daughters-who are not now...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-15-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 13,870
Posted By Rustyf
Thanks again to all. These posts have been a...

Thanks again to all. These posts have been a great help in my quest to find the right boat for me and my family.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   12-15-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,529
Posted By Rustyf
This my last post on this thread. I asked a...

This my last post on this thread. I asked a straightforward question and all of a sudden I get some posts from those of you with exquisite sensitivities that question the motives and biases behind...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   12-14-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,529
Posted By Rustyf
I think that it is incredible what you have read...

I think that it is incredible what you have read into a simple request for information. Where did I put parameters around who I would sail with or weed people out by their boat or jobs. Your inane...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   12-14-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,529
Posted By Rustyf
First I want to say that I appreciate the...

First I want to say that I appreciate the thoughtful replies to my inquiry. Having said that I also regret that this is my first thread where I was quite put off by the siliy parsing of words in one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 926
Posted By Rustyf
C&C 110 as a Coastal Cruiser

Any thoughts on this boat as a coastal cruiser in the Pac. Northwest. Mostly day sailing but some two or three day cruises with a short crew of two or three but sailing parties for a day with 6 to 8...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 13,870
Posted By Rustyf
Thanks to all for the great information and...

Thanks to all for the great information and insights. Am posting the same question about a c&C 110.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   12-13-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,529
Posted By Rustyf
Appreciate comments about sailing in the Seattle...

Appreciate comments about sailing in the Seattle area and whether that is a good way for young professionals who own a nice cruiser to meet other young professionals. I am thinking about general day...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   12-13-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 3,529
Posted By Rustyf
Social Aspects of PNW Sailing

Appreciate comments about sailing in the Seattle area and whether that is a good way for young professionals who own a nice cruiser to meet other young professionals. I am thinking about general day...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-11-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 13,870
Posted By Rustyf
Beneteau First 367 for Coastal Cruising

Any thoughts on this boat as a coastal cruiser in the Pac. Northwest. Mostly day sailing but some two or three day cruises with a short crew of two or three but sailing parties for a day with 6 to 8...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-05-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
Posted By Rustyf
Thanks guys. All of the posts were very helpful.

Thanks guys. All of the posts were very helpful.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-05-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
Posted By Rustyf
Winches useful life

Most of the 34 to 36 foot cruisers that i am looking to buy have either lewmar or harkin winches all self tailing. Given the high cost of winches i would appreciate any advice on the useful life of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By Rustyf
Thanks this has been helpful. The particular boat...

Thanks this has been helpful. The particular boat is a C&C 110.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By Rustyf
Triple Spreader Mast

Originally posted in the wrong forum. Sorry


I understand that a triple spreader mast requires a great deal more effort and skill to tune than a double spreader and offers no advantages for a 36...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-27-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By Rustyf
Traveler Location

In looking for the right 34-36 ft. sloop I note that some have the traveler in the cockpit (Beneteau first 36.7) while others have it on the companionway (Tartan 3400). Could some please educate me...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-15-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By Rustyf
Thanks to all for the helpful information. A...

Thanks to all for the helpful information. A follow up question. On a boat set up for single handed sailing how does one secure the mainsail to the boom when reefing the sail. Do you have to leave...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-14-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By Rustyf
Purpose of Winches

Would someone please describe the purpose of the various winches on a 34-36 ft. sloop. I know that one each would be for raising/lowering the main and the jib. But what about the others. I suspect...
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