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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-12-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 19,336
Posted By defrich
Golly Gee Mack! So you are saying Not to worry...

Golly Gee Mack!
So you are saying Not to worry what everybody says about your vehicle , because you like it. None of their buisness. I agree, most heartedly.
I like my 26M.
nuff said?
Blue Skies
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-11-2010
Replies: 3
  Hi All!
Views: 409
Posted By defrich
Ditto what Mister Check said. ( don't know him...

Ditto what Mister Check said. ( don't know him well enough to call him Reality )
But try google map to survey the area in question.

Have fun
Blue Skies...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-11-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By defrich
Hello GF I bought a 26M last fall and sail it...

Hello GF I bought a 26M last fall and sail it from Port Jeff. Enjoy it greatly.
If however , the main draw is having a decent power train: you should note that the rule of thumb ( please don't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-11-2010
Replies: 72
Views: 19,336
Posted By defrich
I have a 26M , and sail it when I can ( three...

I have a 26M , and sail it when I can ( three times this week ). With the help of some wanna-be sailors, I have had the boat heeled over at 45 degrees. by 40 degrees she was slipping seriously...
Forum: MacGregor   03-08-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 14,180
Posted By defrich
Gosh rkfitz, It's so nice that real sailors (...

Gosh rkfitz,
It's so nice that real sailors ( such as yourself ) actually take an intrest in those of us who sail on these lowely vessels. Oh my, I feel the love!
Forum: MacGregor   02-21-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 6,394
Posted By defrich
I like mine. Does heel, till you easy the...

I like mine.
Does heel, till you easy the sheets. Scares the wife , Kids love the feeling ( kids? The baby is almost 23 ).
Store it in the back yard. Haul it the 15 miles to the Long Island sound,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-23-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 6,799
Posted By defrich
Thank you Capt Kermie, Truely , the boat empty...

Thank you Capt Kermie,
Truely , the boat empty , weighs <2600 pounds. Add a motor and the weight of the trailor and you are hovering at around 4000 pounds. My bad!
Appreciate your putting things in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-23-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 6,799
Posted By defrich
MacGregor

Peace be with you John.
Blue Skies....Richard
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-23-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 6,799
Posted By defrich
MacGregor bashfest?

As I was the only one who I saw posted 'MacGregor'. Perhaps you would clarify your statment.
Forum: MacGregor   09-21-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 14,180
Posted By defrich
Wheel for a MacGregor

Amiee,
I would be more than happy to answer your question. The only thing that is stopping me is that I don't know the correct answer. However Mike Inmon at MacGregor is the person I would ask. His...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-20-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 6,799
Posted By defrich
trailerable

I've seen Lake Erie go to blue water style waves quick time from calm. Your pictures of the turmoil are quite informative.
As to a trailerable sailboat for the lake. I have just purchased a 26M from...
Forum: MacGregor   09-20-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 14,180
Posted By defrich
Mac

Bravo Zulu Smack Daddy!

Blue Skies...Richard
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-01-2009
Replies: 172
Views: 7,969
Posted By defrich
thx

Thanks Brad.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-31-2009
Replies: 172
Views: 7,969
Posted By defrich
thx

John, What can I say but; thank you for the kind words.

"To the summer!"

Blue Skies...Richard
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-31-2009
Replies: 172
Views: 7,969
Posted By defrich
thx

John, What can I say , but thank you for the kind words.

"To the summer!"

Blue Skies...Richard
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-31-2009
Replies: 172
Views: 7,969
Posted By defrich
apologies

To all the guys, 'My apology for not makong it to the get together'.
Been doing the doctor thing for a while. Things should be better in a couple of months.
Blue Skies and Fair Winds....Richard
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-25-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 2,743
Posted By defrich
lake sail

Good luck,
I'd be happy to, but I am on Long Island.
Perhaps if you posted on your marina bulletin board.

Blue Skies....Richard
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-22-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By defrich
bahamas

Where from, when, and for how long?
If you would be so kind.
Blue Skies...Richard
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-20-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,631
Posted By defrich
montauk to glan cove

Hello All;
Had a lovely ride last weekend thanks to all aboard.

Brad; you did a thorough job as Skipper. You made no bad calls. You were pleasant and thoughtful regarding the members of your...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-20-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,404
Posted By defrich
fl-ny

Hello John,
When in May? I will be sailing ( catamaran 40' , training and fun cruise ) in the Fench West Indies until the middle of May.
I spent 12 years in the Navy, six at sea on Destroyers. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,624
Posted By defrich
generator

Sounds like the trade would be good for you ( you don't use the bike anymore ). However, mounting the genny inside would be a bit of a nusance, (fumes, weight distrbution and securing, and the NOISE...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By defrich
weather

Thank you Sir ( or Madam ). I will definitly check it out.

Blue Skies....Richard
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2008
Replies: 49
Views: 2,205
Posted By defrich
Assuming your boat is free floating on the loch; ...

Assuming your boat is free floating on the loch;

A, Stays the same , as you are removing weight from the boat which raises the boat and lowers the water, but in turn are adding water to the loch...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-11-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 13,153
Posted By defrich
test sail

hi, If you want power, I have seenthe Mcgregor has the 26ft powersailer which offers power to ski with.
What ever you purchase, have safe fun.

Blue Skies...Richard
Forum: Chartering   11-11-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 4,316
Posted By defrich
bvi

Hello duckwheat,
Went to BVI last April. Spent eight days sailing around the different islands on a training cruise. Every day: Swim, Sail , Swim, Drink, Dance, Eat, Swim...
Our captain procured a...
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