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Forum: CS Yachts   10-01-2010
Replies: 82
Views: 32,194
Posted By Squamish
Great to see photos of nice CS boats, we have had...

Great to see photos of nice CS boats, we have had our boat now for 1 year and have really been enjoying it.

Garry & Arvita
CS33 C-otter 1
http://c-otter.ca

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Forum: CS Yachts   05-29-2009
Replies: 82
Views: 32,194
Posted By Squamish
I am looking at buying a CS 33. Many on the...

I am looking at buying a CS 33. Many on the market are shoal draft versions with 4' 6"" draft vs. 5' 9"

My question is...
What is the difference in performance with over a foot less draft?

I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-14-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 19,693
Posted By Squamish
Anyone familiar with a J/28, I have a few...

Anyone familiar with a J/28, I have a few questions...

What are the sailing characteristics of the J/28? What does it sail like in light,medium and strong winds? What is it like in open water...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-10-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 19,693
Posted By Squamish
I think all J/28 were sold with alcohol stoves,...

I think all J/28 were sold with alcohol stoves, has any one out there with a J/28 converted to LPG?

My preference is for LPG (propane) and wonder how difficult is it to put in the required locker...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-05-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 3,186
Posted By Squamish
Well, I had been thinking of buying a boat in the...

Well, I had been thinking of buying a boat in the spring, 50% cash and 50% financed.

But with the current financial crisis, I have seen the light and we have embarked on an aggressive...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-04-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,862
Posted By Squamish
One boat I am very interested in is a J/28. They...

One boat I am very interested in is a J/28. They all sold with alcohol stove and all the ones I have seen on the market still have alcohol stove.

Is there a locker for LPG tank? Or, would one...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-04-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 4,272
Posted By Squamish
A lot of people talk about not having a quarter...

A lot of people talk about not having a quarter berth as a negative (see one of the previous threads). However, I think before ruling out a boat without a quarterberth one must carefully think of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-04-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 19,693
Posted By Squamish
Most J's have balsa cored hull, are the decks...

Most J's have balsa cored hull, are the decks also balsa core on the J/28? I am assuming they are.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-04-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 2,633
Posted By Squamish
This is a very helpful thread. I am also from BC...

This is a very helpful thread. I am also from BC Canada and the selection of used boats is much less that in the US (Puget Sound). The fluctuating dollar has made things a bit more difficult lately,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-04-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 3,186
Posted By Squamish
There is no substitute for Cash. ...

There is no substitute for Cash.

Personally, I have put off a boat purchase for 12 to 18 months. A few months ago I was looking at 50% down and 50% financed. With the current financial crisis I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-04-2008
Replies: 183
Views: 190,429
Posted By Squamish
Has anyone considered Contessa 32 or Sadler 32....

Has anyone considered Contessa 32 or Sadler 32. Contessas are numerous in the UK, Sadlers as well. Quite a few Contessas in NA and only a few Sadlers.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   11-04-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,592
Posted By Squamish
If it is fiberglass sandwich, mahogany core might...

If it is fiberglass sandwich, mahogany core might be an intersting alternative to Balso core, probably a little less rot prone if water enters the laminate.

Balsa is used as it is so light, I am...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-04-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,862
Posted By Squamish
If you are against alcohol stoves (I don' blame...

If you are against alcohol stoves (I don' blame you, I am too), I would look at Force 10 LPG stoves. You can google Force 10 stoves to find URL, info and local dealers.

They are top quality LPG...
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