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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-07-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,374
Posted By nigos
Re: Anybody ever go too big?

We went through a similar process and settled upon a Sabre426 that we equipped with power. winches, Leisurefurl and self tending jib to allow us to sail the next decade into our 80s. We also equipped...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-23-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,380
Posted By nigos
Re: Your Favorite U.S. Coastline

From Narragansett to Nantucket - warm water, lots of great harbors,
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By nigos
Re: Boom brake advice

We have been using a Gybe Easy and my advice to to make sure you set it up in a way that allows you to control the tension on the controlling line. When running downwind we use a winch to apply a lot...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-04-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 4,889
Posted By nigos
Re: Arthur

Buzzard's Bay this time around is a good choice - Red Brook Harbor, Marion etc. This time there won't be much of a surge which tends to climb the walls of the Bay. Red Brook is about 15-16 miles...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-01-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,493
Posted By nigos

Last year we installed a Winchard Boom Brake on a new Sabre 426. The brake was attached to a Leisure Furl boom and we initially ran both ends through blocks attached to the base of the shrouds that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-02-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 9,585
Posted By nigos
Re: beneteau best boat ever built.

You can ground a Beneteau and have no obvious damage but I urge you to take up the movable floor boards and carefully inspect the stringers that attach the liner to the hull. They are subject to...
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