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Search: Posts Made By: Jasper Windvane
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-30-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,777
Posted By Jasper Windvane
27' Pearson Sailboat, 1988 ?? INFO, Opinion ??

I got looking at one, for sale, on line.. but I can't seem to find any info
about the model . .. She looks real nice in the photos...

Has a wing keel, diesel inboard...

My concern? She...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-27-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Jasper Windvane
Plymouth Mass Sailor Needed to check out a boat ..

If you sail, dock, live,.. whatever in Plymouth Mass ???

There is a boat at Brewers in Plymouth .. I'd like to get
someone to swing by, give her a look see..

She needs this's and that's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2010
Replies: 106
Views: 7,649
Posted By Jasper Windvane
Funny,, I've never thought of moving anywhere. I...

Funny,, I've never thought of moving anywhere. I do like
visiting. I may drive to Florida in a week or so, stay for
a few weeks, but not actually move there. If you are sailing
a large...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By Jasper Windvane
Yes,, I realize reefing is part of the plan, but...

Yes,, I realize reefing is part of the plan, but for fun, I wanted to
think way outside the box..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By Jasper Windvane
The Boat's too big, but the price is sooo low

Got thinking about this as the snow falls.

Sometimes when looking for a sailboat, the buyer comes upon
a larger boat than he/she anticipated purchasing. Not so
large as to make a purchase...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-17-2010
Replies: 50
Views: 14,200
Posted By Jasper Windvane
I like looking at the mag, I think maybe I've...

I like looking at the mag, I think maybe I've purchased one issue.
L&A is a refreshing difference from mags like Good Old Boat. I
can only read so many stories about some guy who paid $10...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-16-2010
Replies: 40
Views: 6,960
Posted By Jasper Windvane
Rhythm.. you gave up golf for sailing? I laughed...

Rhythm.. you gave up golf for sailing? I laughed when I saw that.
I also quit golf to return to sailing. Not that I was a course member
or anything, but golf takes up lots of time. And so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-15-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jasper Windvane
Before I'd give up the dream, I'd look into ways...

Before I'd give up the dream, I'd look into ways to make handling the boat easier. A mainsail that furls in the mast, footed jib, cutter rig. Smaller sails are lots easier than big ones. You...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-13-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,330
Posted By Jasper Windvane
Shoot both brokers, talk to the owner, buy the...

Shoot both brokers, talk to the owner, buy the boat and be happy.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-06-2010
Replies: 65
Views: 3,317
Posted By Jasper Windvane
Up here in the great white north, we like to sit...

Up here in the great white north, we like to sit in the sauna with our beautiful blond wives. I have three. Inga, Minga, and Helen. There really is nothing better than coming home from a hard day...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,629
Posted By Jasper Windvane
My last broker boat purchase [ long time ago,...

My last broker boat purchase [ long time ago, would not even speak to a broker today ] , the broker told their organization I paid many
thousands of dollars more than I actually did pay. I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,629
Posted By Jasper Windvane
I totally disagree with maine sail.. I think NADA...

I totally disagree with maine sail.. I think NADA is a very good
price guide. Owner/sellers don't like it.. and surveyors and
brokers hate it.. that is because the broker is telling the owner ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-01-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Jasper Windvane
little shaky on the wave direction and height...

little shaky on the wave direction and height symbol.. can you explain.
the little arrow?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-01-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Jasper Windvane
thanks hylyte.. that is cool .. i learned a...

thanks hylyte.. that is cool .. i learned a couple of things..
looks like today was a good day for a trip across to the
bahamas.. wind from the south, southwest .. at about
5-10 knots.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-01-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Jasper Windvane
Wondering: Florida, weather system, for a Gulf Stream .. today ?

Freezing out my door, but I was looking at the Florida
weather. The radar shows a system, seems to
be coming from the Southwest, going toward the
northeast, as it crosses Florida. Looks...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 12-29-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By Jasper Windvane
Iporcano .. If I remember my sociology, we...

Iporcano .. If I remember my sociology, we studied why some tribes fight, and some don't, etc, and I remember that those tribes that lived in very harsh conditions didn't have much time for war, as...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 12-28-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By Jasper Windvane
bloodhunter .. you the man. very well thought...

bloodhunter .. you the man. very well thought out posting.
what would be really funny :: this laura girl goes around the
world and she is making her big arrival, and then this other ...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 12-27-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By Jasper Windvane
lporcano's ....... dude, you really need to...

lporcano's ....... dude, you really need to get out more.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-27-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 9,095
Posted By Jasper Windvane
Rhythm .. buy the good one. I did , and I love...

Rhythm .. buy the good one. I did , and I love it. Tools are a good investment, especially when you own a boat. Good tools = good job.
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 12-27-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By Jasper Windvane
When I was 17, if someone gave me a sailboat to...

When I was 17, if someone gave me a sailboat to sail around the world, I would
instead sail to the next port, load up with my friends, and plenty of beer, and it would be P A R T Y .. !!! Who the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-25-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jasper Windvane
puddinlegs .. maybe I'm not reading this right,...

puddinlegs .. maybe I'm not reading this right, but I thought the "offer" was not accepted. And the owner/seller wants rhythm to make a higher offer. My point, just my opinion, is if the offer was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-23-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jasper Windvane
maine sail .. on my former boat, the balsa I took...

maine sail .. on my former boat, the balsa I took out was black, I scooped it out with a putty knife.. bad maintenance, previous owner. I wonder, if you were to let the balsa breath, how long before...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-23-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jasper Windvane
Rhythm.. my opinion.. just opinion.. nothing...

Rhythm.. my opinion.. just opinion.. nothing more.. seems from what you have posted, that the seller is jerking you around.. but like I wrote.. OPINION.. I agree that if this is a boat that you want,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-23-2009
Replies: 230
Views: 19,812
Posted By Jasper Windvane
As Will Rogers said, "You've got to go out on a...

As Will Rogers said, "You've got to go out on a limb sometimes, that is where the fruit is".

Was that before or after he died in a plane crash?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-23-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jasper Windvane
"It looks like I may have to pay a second visit...

"It looks like I may have to pay a second visit to a boat on which I have an offer pending. There is some pressure to increase my offer, and I am reluctant to do that for a boat that has been...
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