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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-26-2007
Replies: 48
Views: 4,464
Posted By Columnist
Sailboat on Lake Erie

Congrats on gooing to Sailboats VS Power. You really appreciate the style and life that is inherent in sailboat ownership.

Although Catalina is popular, your sailing experience will be greatly...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-20-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 14,299
Posted By Columnist
Dufour continues to build a fine quality boat...

Dufour continues to build a fine quality boat today as they did in the 70's and 80's. If re-sale is a concern, just take a look on the popular web sites and review what they are selling for and how...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-30-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 5,535
Posted By Columnist
Dufour 40 IMS

"In one of the recent discussions on the new Dufour models there was a suggestion that the Dufour 40;Quum; that won the IMS Worlds was a heavily modified boat.

The follow excerpt from the 2006...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-30-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,450
Posted By Columnist
Yacht Broker:Annapolis

A guy (Yacht Broker), by the name of Alex Harrison was recently written up in a very positive way in one of the Yachting Magazines by a Senior Editor. He was with Sassafrass Harbor and I think he is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-12-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 5,699
Posted By Columnist
There are no more independent dealers (for...

There are no more independent dealers (for several reasons) for Tartan boats. All of the Tartan C&C dealerships are in fact factory owned to a great extent. This means that the "dealer" does not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-12-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,346
Posted By Columnist
C&c

Like Jeff, I am also not a real big fan of the 110 and 121.

I would advise taking a good look at the Sabre before purchasing the "new" C&C.

Also have a real good look at Dufour 40 and the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-10-2006
Replies: 40
Views: 15,078
Posted By Columnist
JENNEAU 42ds,vs Catalina 42,vs Benneteu423,vsBavaria42

Let''s see if responded to the right posting this time...

If you are serious about the boats you listed, then you definitely owe it to yourself to have a real close look at the Dufour 40.

I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-10-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 4,209
Posted By Columnist
Request boat comparison information on 4 boats

If you are serious about the boats you listed, then you definitely owe it to yourself to have a real close look at the Dufour 40.

I fell in love with this boat and hope to own one some day. It...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-29-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 854
Posted By Columnist
Toronto Boat Show

The Dufour 34 I think is there
Not really sure.

There will be Dufour models at the Sailboat show in Chicago as well.

Cheers,
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-22-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 4,203
Posted By Columnist
French Boats - "Quum" Dufour 40 / 34

The <b>Tartan 34, C&C 115 </b>and <b>Dufour 40</b> will be at the Cleveland Boat Show in Jan. I plan on taking a real good look at the Dufour 40. They will also be at Strictly Sail Chicago. I hope...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-14-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 4,203
Posted By Columnist
French Boats - "Quum" Dufour 40 / 34

Okay. . . good idea..

I checked on the "sold to date issue". Hulls 314 and 315 are in USA. They are close to hull 400 in the manufacturing process right now.
As I do not race, I would not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-16-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 11,728
Posted By Columnist
Dufour 365 vs Beneteau 373

Sorry about the repeats... Computer did something. Don''t know what yet
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-16-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 11,728
Posted By Columnist
Dufour 365 vs Beneteau 373

I am overall very impressed with the Dufour models.

I am going to France sometime in early 06'' for a Dufour factory tour as we are also considering a Dufour 40 over the Beneteau 40.7 I do like...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-16-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 11,728
Posted By Columnist
Dufour 365 vs Beneteau 373

I am overall very impressed with the Dufour models.

I am going to France sometime in early 06'' for a Dufour factory tour as we are also considering a Dufour 40 over the Beneteau 40.7 I do like...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-16-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 11,728
Posted By Columnist
Dufour 365 vs Beneteau 373

I am overall very impressed with the Dufour models.

I am going to France sometime in early 06'' for a Dufour factory tour as we are also considering a Dufour 40 over the Beneteau 40.7 I do like...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-16-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 11,728
Posted By Columnist
Dufour 365 vs Beneteau 373

I am overall very impressed with the Dufour models.

I am going to France sometime in early 06'' for a Dufour factory tour as we are also considering a Dufour 40 over the Beneteau 40.7 I do like...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-16-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 11,728
Posted By Columnist
Dufour 365 vs Beneteau 373

I am overall very impressed with the Dufour models.

I am going to France sometime in early 06'' for a Dufour factory tour as we are also considering a Dufour 40 over the Beneteau 40.7 I do like...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-16-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 11,728
Posted By Columnist
Dufour 365 vs Beneteau 373

I am overall very impressed with the Dufour models.

I am going to France sometime in early 06'' for a Dufour factory tour as we are also considering a Dufour 40 over the Beneteau 40.7 I do like...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-07-2004
Replies: 20
Views: 14,503
Posted By Columnist
SAGA YACHTS

Hi Jack...

I more or less agree with you.

I have a 35'' boat now with a small navigation table that really never gets used. The days of large plotting chart tables are over for the most...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-06-2004
Replies: 20
Views: 14,503
Posted By Columnist
SAGA YACHTS

That''s a hell of a capsize ratio! Is this for saga 409?

That''s better than Island Packet 40. Also better hull speed, SA-D and
almost identical motion comfort (I considered this impossible for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-08-2004
Replies: 18
Views: 5,059
Posted By Columnist
38-42 cruiser recomendations

Have you looked into the Cal 39? What a well built performance cruiser.

There are a few out there now that I would highly advise checking out.

Also, make it a point get information from or...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-07-2004
Replies: 1
  Saga
Views: 1,306
Posted By Columnist
Saga

I am real interested in the Saga (40) built in Canada. I would love some information on these boats from dealers, owners or anyone who might have the scoop on that company and boat.

Thanks in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-07-2004
Replies: 31
Views: 21,955
Posted By Columnist
Sabre 386 or Tartan 3700???

I have also witnessed very poor factory service and some real sloppy craftsmanship on the C&C boats. They are very pricey to justify this... Two new C&C boats are in my marina now and both owners...
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