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Search: Posts Made By: Advocate777
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-21-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By Advocate777
which boat would you take if both were free to you?

Okay, I know I am gonna get alot of input and opinions....but that is what I want. So, here goes:
Question: If you wanted to keep a boat in the Chesapeake, but also wanted to keep it in the winter...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-06-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Advocate777
Eastern Shore Chesapeake Marina Recommendation?

Does anyone have a recommendation for an Chesapeake eastern shore marina - nothing fancy - just best price for a home port?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Advocate777
Delivery Captain - Mahone Bay NS to Rock Hall, MD

Anyone know how I would find a delivery captain?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-04-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Advocate777
Re: First Time as Skipper: Lessons Learned

I'm being sarcastic--I dont advise anyone to do anything. Just reflecting on what has been said to me....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-02-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Advocate777
First Time as Skipper: Lessons Learned

From a Newbie Sailor:
I apologize in advance for this unusually long post :rolleyes:
Last week I posted my excitement at the prospect of my first time ever alone at the helm. Maybe some of you more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-28-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Advocate777
First Time as Skipper!

I am super excited- I have been crew on many a sailboat- I have taken ASA 101, 103 and 104 (I think those are the right numbers- basic keelboat, coastal cruising and bareboat charter) I took those...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-22-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Advocate777
Rock Hall Sailing Instructor?

I am chartering for the first time next tues-thurs out of Rock Hall MD/Chesapeake with my 15 year old. Am looking for a sailing instructor available that first day (Tuesday) to both refresh my...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-22-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By Advocate777
Looking for an ASA or equivalent instructor in Rock Hall Maryland

I have my first 3-day charter coming up - I am bringing my 15 year old who has no sailing experience- I have ASA 101, 103, 104 and was hoping for a refresher our first day but my guy had to cancel-...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-16-2013
Replies: 241
Views: 14,237
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Full Keel

Shanedennis-- very true....and that is a good thing as whatever gets you 'out there' or as John Lennon sang 'whatever gets you through the night..is alright, is alrright'

I guess race sailors, and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-16-2013
Replies: 127
Views: 46,233
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Downloadable PRINTABLE NOAA Charts

"my motha thanks you, my fatha thanks you, and I thank you!"
-James Cagney in "Yankee Doodle Dandy"
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-15-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,452
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Buying a Cruiser

Thanks T37chef- I guess you hit the nail on the head because I must not be accepting the compromise. I think it's because what I'm looking for, and in the condition I am looking for it to be in, may...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-15-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,452
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Buying a Cruiser

Thanks- that great feedback and I appreciate it
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-15-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,452
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Buying a Cruiser

Thanks- will do
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-15-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,452
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Buying a Cruiser

Thanks- that was a good article- I'm chartering an IP27 next week for 3 days so I'll post what I think of it- thanks
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-15-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,452
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Buying a Cruiser

I'm not smart enough to know what the hell you are saying but I'm sure you think you're clever. So...what exactly ARE you saying to me?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-15-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,452
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Buying a Cruiser---- I finally know what I need- please advise

Thanks- some of those boats are on my list. The Bristol especially I like but they would all it the bill. Thanks
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-15-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,452
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Buying a Cruiser---- I finally know what I need- please advise

I like the Nor'Sea for sure- one would do the trick 'Cept they seem pretty scarce here on the east coast
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-15-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,452
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Buying a Cruiser---- I finally know what I need- please advise

Read the review- that Tayana 37 looks perfect. I'll have to find one that I can see in person.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-15-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,452
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Buying a Cruiser---- I finally know what I need- please advise

Thank you for your replies--- it really helps to get feedback-- I am going to make a list of the boats mentioned and go check them out. I am chartering an IP27 next week or 3 days out if rock hall...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-13-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,452
Posted By Advocate777
Buying a Cruiser---- I finally know what I need- please advise

Based on all of your accumulative knowledge; I have the following criteria so I welcome feedback especially since this thread is about the 'best' boats:

1.) Don't tell me to 'keep looking and when...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-13-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 6,835
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Cruising Worlds Top 40 Boats

This is a great thread for me...especially since I have been actively looking at sailboats to buy for the past several months.
Based on all of your accumulative knowledge; I have the following...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-09-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,897
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Who does a lot of fishing from or near their boat?

I've caught Black Fin Tuna and Mahi Mahi with a lure and strong tackle right off the S. Florida coast while sailing....just kept the line in the water - trolling - until it hit. Yummy!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-09-2013
Replies: 112
Views: 4,268
Posted By Advocate777
Re: spent my life savings on a boat, looking for work.

To the OP-
Thanks for your post... making a decision is better than just being passive. And you have made a decision.
It seems to me that your post is not about 'sailing' ; it is really about "what...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-09-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 4,278
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Island Packet and Cape Dory 33- 40 range.

As I have been shopping to buy this past year I will throw in my two cents:
As it has been said, ad nauseum, "every boat is a compromise"
In my ideal world....I would have a big catamaran and a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-06-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,007
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Danish Sailing Vessel taken by pirates

Creative defense for all sailboats: the next frontier.
Maybe West Marine will start selling a mechanized .50 cal swivel gun that mounts next to the anchor winch. Maybe some ship to ship mini-missile...
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