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Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-13-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,224
Posted By jamesorr
Re: Hello from biloxi

We took a bluewater, liveaboard sailing class before we bought our boat. Didn't know anything really about sailing before hand. It was a week long course that left out of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and cost...
Forum: Pearson   02-13-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 8,202
Posted By jamesorr
Re: Pearson thread

The cruiser's forum website has an awesome Pearson board with just about any and all info one could need. Look under the heading "boatbuilders" then click "others", scroll down and find the Pearson...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-13-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By jamesorr
Re: Build your own SSB?

Anyone got a cheap SSB?! Ha ya, thanks for all the replies.
Forum: Pearson   02-12-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By jamesorr
Re: Any 365 ketch rig owners out there?

Hi! We like Barbers well enough, it's a gorgeous marina and they spend a lot of money on it. The downside is where it's at, my wife spends 200-300 bucks a month on gas to get to Orange beach where...
Forum: Pearson   02-09-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 8,202
Posted By jamesorr
Re: Pearson thread

We own a 1979 365 ketch, it sails very well and is really solid with zero flex. nothing squeaks or creaks, even in heavy seas, and we enjoy the sail plan choice with the mizzen option. It is comfy to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-09-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By jamesorr
Build your own SSB?

I had a dream that I built a SSB and it was evidently alot cheaper. Has anyone done this and if I do pursue this dream what wattage do I need for a strong sailing, world cruising set-up?:hothead
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-09-2013
Replies: 128
Views: 23,599
Posted By jamesorr
Re: Making a living as a liveaboard

We have not pulled the trigger as of yet but this is a real subject that we have discussed quite a bit. I know that if your willing to do just about anything and are somewhat handy you can survive....
Forum: Pearson   02-08-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By jamesorr
Re: Any 365 ketch rig owners out there?

Yep got one! #264, ketch rigged. I got some pics of her on my profile. Do you have davits installed?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-06-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 6,040
Posted By jamesorr
Re: Pearson 36

I have a '79 365 ketch and we love it. The mizzen mast is a bit of a pain to walk around but otherwise it's a nice roomy cockpit with great storage. Ours sails very well and if done right can be...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,804
Posted By jamesorr
Re: Great Experience at Bluewater Sailing School and a Happy New Year

Been there and done that. Great experiece and a great way to find out little liveaboard tricks that make sense. We will do it again for their passage making course!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-03-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By jamesorr
Hello fellow sailors!

Just signed up, been a long time member of Cruiser's Forum but this looks a little more interesting! We live on our Pearson 365 ketch in S. Alabama, at Barber marina near Orange Beach. I will enjoy...
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