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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-08-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 4,272
Posted By gandydancer
Is one better than the other?

Very interesting!! At least either setup is a strong setup. To me it seemed as though the keel-stepped mast was a much stronger setup. But it is good to know that either type stepping is relatively...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-06-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 4,272
Posted By gandydancer
Is one better than the other?

As I am new to sailing and looking for a boat, one major difference I see in some used boats is that some masts are deck-stepped and that some are keel-stepped. Is one way better than the other? One...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-04-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 6,082
Posted By gandydancer
NEWPORT 28

Larry,what a nice website!! And your review of your newport 28 suggests that you and your wife are quite satisfied with her. Thanks for the encouragement via tackesailor
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-30-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 6,082
Posted By gandydancer
NEWPORT 28

Mike, its been over a week since I e-mailed my request to the people you suggested I write in re newport 28. Maybe they didn''t want to open email from a stranger. If so, I understand. I would still...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-17-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By gandydancer
Florida bound...need ideas soon

Tampa Bay. sarasota, fort myers, and naples
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-17-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 6,082
Posted By gandydancer
NEWPORT 28

Thank you, Mike. I most certainly will
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-17-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 6,082
Posted By gandydancer
NEWPORT 28

Thank you, Mike. I mosr certainly will
Forum: herSailNet   06-16-2002
Replies: 22
Views: 12,059
Posted By gandydancer
Fear of Heeling

I, too, am new at this and heeling freaks me out. I totally love sailing and want to be good at it. From what I understand, it is normal, but just takes experience to reach a comfort level with it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-14-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 6,082
Posted By gandydancer
NEWPORT 28

O.K. I''ve decided against the Grampian for the time being. The owner has even dropped the price another 1000. Maybe he will even go lower. In the meantime I have looked at this Newport 28. I really...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-09-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,270
Posted By gandydancer
Where to go from here

Size does matter! My wife and I are looking for a boat. As beginners, some have told us we should go for small (19-25 ft.) I want to skip the in-between and go for at least a 28 ft. We have been...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2002
Replies: 45
Views: 6,846
Posted By gandydancer
Sailors over 55

MY wife and I are both 56. We are taking 9 weeks of sailing instruction at a local yacht club on 17'' Oday daysailers. We are hooked. My wife is a non-swimmer but feels very comfortable on these...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-04-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 6,137
Posted By gandydancer
76 Grampian 28?

Jeff,I appreciated your comments.I am glad that you spent the time to reply. In regards to ages of boats, when is a boat ready for the scrapyard? After 20 years? I can only afford a late 70''s to mid...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-03-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 6,137
Posted By gandydancer
76 Grampian 28?

I just looked at a grampian 28. It is in good condition with a yanmar2gm20 engine,tiller with autohelm,most gages, but no head. Just an empty space. asking price is 10900. My question: Is it worth...
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