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Search: Posts Made By: Don1500
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-02-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Don1500
Greetings, Tony! How're you doin'? Welcome to...

Greetings, Tony! How're you doin'? Welcome to Sail Net. I am originally from LI. Sailed all over the GSB till I was 18, then I sailed out of Shinnicock Bay. Today I am in California, selling my...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-26-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Don1500
I defiantly know the walls you are running into. ...

I defiantly know the walls you are running into.

I have lived the American Life Style for the past 60 years. Grew up in an all American town, Served my country (USAF), went to war (Vietnam), came...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-24-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Don1500
Took my wife out on a Hobie on our honeymoon (40...

Took my wife out on a Hobie on our honeymoon (40 years ago), lifted a pontoon, never got her on a Hobie again.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-22-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Don1500
I agree about the water in SoCal (I'm in Corona)....

I agree about the water in SoCal (I'm in Corona). I just bought a boat in Annapolis, MD to save myself the trip through the canal.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-22-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Don1500
We towed a Hobie cat with a VW bug (in the...

We towed a Hobie cat with a VW bug (in the 60-70's) for years. And yes, you can make Catalina in a 18' Hobie, faster than most Monohulls. Some times we just threw the Hobie ON TOP of the bug, tied...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-21-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,937
Posted By Don1500
Just put a deposit on this Aloha 34 in Annapolis:...

Just put a deposit on this Aloha 34 in Annapolis:

http://theroamingnomad.com/Kaleo.jpeg

I jumped when the price was dropped to what I was going to offer and they were a feature boat at the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-21-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Don1500
Very little refit needed. Wash, sand, paint hull,...

Very little refit needed. Wash, sand, paint hull, get wet, go.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-21-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Don1500
I have made the decision, and put a deposit on an...

I have made the decision, and put a deposit on an Aloha 34 in Annapolis.

http://theroamingnomad.com/Kaleo.jpeg

I will be taking command sometime before December 6th. The long wait my decision....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-27-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 1,734
Posted By Don1500
Used to sail a Hobie cat quite a bit. If we...

Used to sail a Hobie cat quite a bit. If we didn't capsize or pitch poll at least twice a day we weren't going fast enough. Untill you go over it you don't know where the edge is.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-27-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,704
Posted By Don1500
I agree the North East is very boater friendly,...

I agree the North East is very boater friendly, that's why I'm moving to the east coast. But if that same house and island were in Ft. La Ta Da there would be 200 boats trying to tie up to those...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-26-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,704
Posted By Don1500
We ARE the view! :p

We ARE the view! :p
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-13-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,743
Posted By Don1500
That sounds good, except for one little thing....

That sounds good, except for one little thing. "(just west of Toronto)", unless that's Toronto, Fla, Thanks but no thanks.



Where is "here"? I think you're in SF Bay area, right? Not Chesapeake...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-12-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 6,738
Posted By Don1500
One thing I noticed: THREE different sets of...

One thing I noticed: THREE different sets of china? Space is not a problem on your ocean liner.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-11-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,743
Posted By Don1500
That's what I thought. I was also wondering...

That's what I thought. I was also wondering because of reciprocal agreements, but I don't think they are a good enough reason to join.

On a side note. are there any co-op marinas (real co-op where...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-11-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,743
Posted By Don1500
Live aboard at a yacht club

I have been around boats most of my life but never been concerned about joining a club. I just have a few questions:
1. Do yacht clubs allow live aboard.
2. Overall, with dues and all, is it...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-12-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Don1500
EXACTLY!

EXACTLY!
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-11-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Don1500
Junk

Now that I have decided that I WILL retire to the sea I am looking at everything I own and wondering; "Where did all this JUNK come from?"
I am seeing things in a new light, when I go to a store, or...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-03-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,643
Posted By Don1500
I tried, but I can't beet free. (I did see one...

I tried, but I can't beet free.
(I did see one for 950) Sailboat Listings sailboats for sale by owner....
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-20-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Don1500
Right now I am land locked in the Mojave Desert,...

Right now I am land locked in the Mojave Desert, but I plan on sailing the east coast with a possible home port of the Salt Ponds near Buckrow Beach. I have found that the East Coast offers much more...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-16-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Don1500
Getting ready to depart.

I'm getting ready to depart my "Plan A" life and get on with "Plan B".

I am in the market for a somewhat blue water boat, but I really don't plan on going much off the East Coast, maybe over to...
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