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Search: Posts Made By: fodao
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-15-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 9,428
Posted By fodao
Re: The great things about owning a sailboat that no one tells you about

998) Being able to sail wherever and whenever I want with no restrictions unlike in a rental or a club boat.
999) Chicks dig boats!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-12-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By fodao
Re: CO detector

I'd thought so! :) Thanks guys for the replies!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-12-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By fodao
CO detector

What is the difference between a marine graded CO detector and a residential one? Does it matter? A residential CO detector costs $25 in my local hardware store, while the marine one in West Marine...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 01-24-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By fodao
Re: Rio- Fluent Portuguese speaking sailor available for Brazil February

I am from Rio but I live in NY. The sailing community in Rio is not that big, but you should stop by Marina da Gloria, the municipal marina, and talk to people. Niterói (on the other side of the bay)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-17-2013
Replies: 91
Views: 11,827
Posted By fodao
Re: " All Is Lost" movie

I watched this movie last night and I hated it! First of all, I was falling asleep most of the time since there is no action and no dialogue. There are so many stupid mistakes that I cannot believe...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-26-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,733
Posted By fodao
Re: Dinghy Sailing in New York City? Possible?

Manhattan Sailing Club offers dinghy sailing (Laser and Sunfish) on Liberty State Park in NJ (Manhattan Sailing Club (http://www.myc.org)). If you are a serious racer and want to have your own boat,...
Forum: South America 06-14-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 8,402
Posted By fodao
A passage from Houston to Brazil si a serious...

A passage from Houston to Brazil si a serious endeveaur and I'd only do it with an experienced crew. You have just started learning how to sail, so I'd say you still need a lot of time on the water...
Forum: Jeanneau 12-14-2010
Replies: 205
Views: 37,455
Posted By fodao
I also have an Attalia '86. I love the boat! It...

I also have an Attalia '86. I love the boat! It sails very well and it is very roomy for its size. All my sailor friends were impressed.
A downside is that the bilge is very flat. Waters gets...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,010
Posted By fodao
Have you considered LIS? Lots of good marinas...

Have you considered LIS? Lots of good marinas close to NYC. I dont have a car and I live in Manhattan. My boat is in Brewers Capri marina in P. Washington. Train leaves Penn every 1/2 hour and it is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-16-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 11,812
Posted By fodao
Great feedback guys, it's been really helpful!...

Great feedback guys, it's been really helpful! Any comments on Jeanneau Attalia 31 '86, Dufour 31 '83 and Pearson 323? From what I've read in the forum the Pearson 323 is a more rugged boat, some...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,368
Posted By fodao
How the hell the boat ended up there? It was...

How the hell the boat ended up there? It was probably a tornado to suck up the boat out of the water. Amazing!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-04-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 11,812
Posted By fodao
Wow, great feedback guys, thank you very much! We...

Wow, great feedback guys, thank you very much! We will take a look at the boats again this weekend and see if one of them "bite" our ankle. :-)
You've nailed it MysticSailor, the Sabre is the one in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-04-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 11,812
Posted By fodao
Sabre 30 Mk II vs S2 9.2 A vs Catalina vs Pearson

Hello folks,

Me and a friend are shopping for cruising boats around 30' and we came across a few that we like. We know they are all considered good boats, but we would like to know if one of them...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By fodao
You guys have been very helpful! Thanks a lot! So...

You guys have been very helpful! Thanks a lot! So just to make it clear: Is it the general rule that you first buy a boat and then you sign a contract with a marina or a club to moore it? Sorry for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By fodao
Thank you all for your responses! They are all...

Thank you all for your responses! They are all really helpful! I think at the end I have to check it out a bunch of them and then decide. Tough decision! There are a lot of trade offs!

I'll take...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-08-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By fodao
Best marina in LI for Manhattanite

Hello folks,

I'm planning on buying my first sail boat (27' - 30') next season and I'm starting to look for a marina in the NYC area. I live in Manhattan and I don't own a car. City Island, New...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By fodao
Suggestions for marinas in LI Sound close to NYC

Hello,

I have 9 years of sailing experience and I'm thinking of buying my first boat next season (finally!). I live in Manhattan and I'd like to do some weekend cruising in the LI Sound. My...
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