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Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   10-27-2014
Replies: 318
Views: 34,300
Posted By getwet
Re: What is the age of your boat?

1. 1984 Hobie 16'
2. 1987 Hobie Holder
3. 1979 Catalina 22'
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-21-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,898
Posted By getwet
Re: Dinghy v. Keelboat as first boat

Seems like there are a lot of votes for each boat. I have had both and use both with my family. We started out on the Capri 14 about 15 years ago and for a day sailor and for a family of 4 it was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-21-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 185,487
Posted By getwet
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

What a story! I can't believe some of the things you went through in such a short period of time! Thanks for posting here, good luck to you in the future, I hope you have some good experiences ahead...
Forum: herSailNet   06-13-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,423
Posted By getwet
Re: boat shoes - women's wide, lace up??

I know we did a segment on our website not too long ago about women's boat shoes and the feedback we've been getting is awesome. I have also heard a lot of good things about the Sebago Balas wide,...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-19-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 3,844
Posted By getwet
Re: Will learning to sail on a Cat ruin me forever?

I am the same way. I started out on a Hobie 16 and I am transitioning to mono hulls. The convienece of a mono hull like a Catalina 22 parked in a slip at the lake is great. Since the mast is already...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-19-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,261
Posted By getwet
Re: How do you sail a cat?

I think righting a cat is one the easier boats to right. We have a Hobie 16 and we have had to right it many a time because we like to fly a hull whenever we can! The best product we have found is a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-12-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 6,861
Posted By getwet
Re: Trade a House for a Catamaran

I have to agree with everyone here. Sell and buy rather than trade. It just seems to be the smarter way to go. But I admire your ambition to take on a Cat. They are they way to go. I also have a...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   04-12-2012
Replies: 318
Views: 34,300
Posted By getwet
Re: What is the age of your boat?

I have two:
'81 Hobie Cat 16
'87 Hobie Holder

Just happened to pick up two Hobie's.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-12-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,243
Posted By getwet
Re: First Sail of the Year - 03/06/12

I'm guessing March 6th as a first sail of the season in Missouri is pretty good. Our first sail was just a few weeks ago on March 15th. It was great, but unlike yours surelyujest71, we had hardly any...
Forum: Boat Reviews   04-12-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,829
Posted By getwet
'87 Hobie Holder

We just purchased an 1987 Hobie Holder 6 months ago. Since we bought it in the fall, we didn't get a lot of time to sail it in good wind. So far this season we've taken it out a few times with some...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-12-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By getwet
Get Wet Sailing New to SailNet-Can't wait to get started

Hi everyone- just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Terry, I am with GetWetSailling.com and we just joined Sailnet. Can't wait to get started on the forum and meet other fellow sailors. Looking...
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