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Search: Posts Made By: seaboy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-12-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

ahh dont worry about me, ill be ok,
i know i might seem a little cavalier about this whole thing but that is just the way i am, im quite switched on really, i wont be pointing this boat at another...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-12-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

humm the wife!
well i have been with her 14 years now and i think she has just learned that once my mind is set on something there isnt a right lot to be said or done about it, poor lass!.
i do...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

in addition to the audio post, the words are very meaningful to everybody on hear, sorry i caught my self, i mean *here* weather they like it or not, rich or poor, the words apply, again,...."good...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

how did you know? your song choice is so on the mark, i think me and yee are kindred spirits, but still, its a bit depressing to think that we wont mean a thing in a hundred years, anyway i will!...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

DR
thank you for your kind comments and thoughts, but being attacked personally, i am not.
i feel its only an ignorant percentage of the crowd, who know no better, that would stoop, to such an...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

trouble and strife = wife, that is all she causes me !;) the 3 dogs bit was just about the room i will need.
All the best
Ant
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

lol, wow! so now, people with a Disability are considerd trolls?, thats a bit harsh pal, just go with it, or dont join in, dont start throwing stones though, some one might just throw a boulder back...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

the man i am going to buy this boat off of is going to show me the ropes,
he has been sailing for 30+ years,
the only thing wrong with him is that he has been diagnosed with parkinsons,
i say...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

first and foremost im not a troll, but think what you want to, its of no consequence to me what so ever,
however it dose make me feel a bit sad to think, that there are people out there with this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

stop, i dident mean my post back to you in a derogatory way, i got what you were saying, but with the magnitude of this life voyage i am about to take on, i thought i would make light of it, no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

yep kind of, i talked my self into the last 5% of doubt i had in an earlier post, but just to clarify, im not handing over a cheque for 50k i can pay for what might be a mistake over a period of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

lol good point, im defo gona pad the roof now, that never even crossed my mind
cheers
Ant
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

thanks for the link, but that just would not be for me, the lay out has made it too small, i have 3 dogs and a trouble and strife, + the engine looks like an angry octopus who dident appreciate being...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

please tell me you mean fun in a nice way! and not in another kind of, "train wreck" way, because i dont intend to wreck, of course i will post pics, but they wont be forthcoming until next summer,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

cheers Gus sound advice!
i share your concern about the price also, and i do intend to grind him down a little bit, not sure he will move though, where are you based? Hull?
All the best
Ant
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

wow good for you 24 and owning a boat i admire that a lot, im 37 by the way
i think you might have got a hold of the wrong end of the stick though, this boat is ready to be put back in the water as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

apparently she sails very well, 7/8 notts it has hydraulic steering, but can be switched to manual if something goes wrong, he has sailed it over to France and up to Sweeden,, i think he has been...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

i think the boat was finished in 1978 and floated in 79, i have a picture of the boat in the water at Hull, but i havent got the pictures of the build although i think he will let me take pictures of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

cheers for that you make it sound as i expect, the marina where she was before is in "Hull" England, the cost is £2800 per year, and they have said that they would love to have her back, i get what...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

lol cheers for that, listen people i dont mean to offend, if i come accross as cocky its not intentional i just am "only kidding", its jut that if its got an engine i can drive it and fix it when i...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

im sorry but you will have to educate me in this nautical tounge you speak?
what is a troll? because where i come from it is not a nautical term at all, im in the uk by the way.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

Thanks guys for all the advice, it is very helpful and appreciated,.
i know it sounds like i have totaly made up my mind on this, and to be honest im about 95% in favour, and me knowing me that's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 5,865
Posted By seaboy
Re: how do i make it warm

buy a couple of big tins of vegetable shortening and put a few wicks in each of them, burns hot and bright, good enough to cook on as well, wont get any cheaper than that, iv used that method as a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

i have to disagree with you, i have talked to F/C boat owners and they wouldent have any other type of boat if they have got a good F/C, the fact is they can take a beating unlike flimsy glass boats,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 9,729
Posted By seaboy
Re: Im buying a big boat! But i have never sailed

[QUOTE=Faster;931419]I think you're putting yourself in a bit of an awkward position... however nice the boat may be, the valuation is suspect, ferrocement can be difficult to insure. It's tough to...
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