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Search: Posts Made By: AlpineSailor
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-21-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 6,123
Posted By AlpineSailor
S2 6.9 Read Bob P's review in the boat reviews...

S2 6.9
Read Bob P's review in the boat reviews section, very well written.
I have the 6.7 which is a lighter more bare bones version of this boat.
It's a great sailor, and as easer to trailer...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-29-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By AlpineSailor
Hard to go wrong with a Catalina 22 as a first...

Hard to go wrong with a Catalina 22 as a first boat. Easy to learn on, cheap, and easy to sell if you really get into it and want a bigger boat later on down the road.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-29-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 19,544
Posted By AlpineSailor
Way to go ! What a great deal you got on that...

Way to go ! What a great deal you got on that Chrysler, glad to hear your first sails (except the tow in, Ugggg ) went well. I'm looking forward to sailing myself but it's gonna be awhile, still have...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 02-10-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By AlpineSailor
Check out...

Check out http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/38015-giuliettas-sailing-instruction-videos.html Very well done and easy to understand sailing how to's broken up into...
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-04-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 8,322
Posted By AlpineSailor
My wife and I joined a sailing club a few years...

My wife and I joined a sailing club a few years ago to check out the sailing thing and see if it fit. After a couple of orientation sails we were given the thumbs up to take out the 18 fters whenever...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-04-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 23,616
Posted By AlpineSailor
Check out the S2 6.9 It's a fast 22 footer,...

Check out the S2 6.9 It's a fast 22 footer, fractional rig, lead daggerboard keel (no banging), well built, easy to trailer, and will sail circles around most, if not all of the above mentioned...
Forum: Gear and Maintenance Articles 01-22-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 16,143
Posted By AlpineSailor
120K? Cough, hack, ouch !

120K? Cough, hack, ouch !
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-07-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,814
Posted By AlpineSailor
The guy sounds like a bit of a loony-tune to me....

The guy sounds like a bit of a loony-tune to me. Must've been hell watching your old pride and joy being slowly improved/destroyed right before your eyes.

It kind of reminds me of Gui's mega crazy...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-22-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 7,182
Posted By AlpineSailor
There is a Contessa 26 on Ebay right now. Located...

There is a Contessa 26 on Ebay right now. Located in RI, looks pretty nice and probably can be bought in your budget too, surveyed first of course.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-20-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 7,182
Posted By AlpineSailor
A Tartan 27 might fit the bill.

A Tartan 27 might fit the bill.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-09-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 8,068
Posted By AlpineSailor
DH, There is an Albin Nimbus on Ebay right...

DH,

There is an Albin Nimbus on Ebay right now, in NY.

I just happened upon it while browsing ebay (procrastinating my saturday to do list), thought it had some very appealing lines, and just...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,581
Posted By AlpineSailor
Yep, rebeding the hardware is on the list too. ...

Yep, rebeding the hardware is on the list too.

I was hoping for an easy fix on the gelcoat cracks as I have bigger jobs to deal with, but I may be better of skiping the Life Calk and do it the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,581
Posted By AlpineSailor
It's for gelcoat cracks in a small 1981 trailer...

It's for gelcoat cracks in a small 1981 trailer sailor, an S2 6.7

Perfect looks are not what I'm going for, just want to keep moisture out of the core.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,581
Posted By AlpineSailor
Liquid Life Calk for small gelcoat cracks?

Has anyone used Liquid Life Calk to fill in small gelcoat cracks?

Here is what their website says about it, not much, hence the question to everybody.

Has the same outstanding properties as...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-16-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 6,527
Posted By AlpineSailor
S2 5.5 might be a good choice for sailing with an...

S2 5.5 might be a good choice for sailing with an adult plus several kids.
18ft, fractional rig with small headsail, probably sails well on main alone. Huge cockpit.

There's one on Ebay now in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-28-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 7,948
Posted By AlpineSailor
Robert was one of the guys that really makes...

Robert was one of the guys that really makes sailnet the best fourm on the net.

I'm damm sorry to hear of his passing.

Fair winds to you Robert
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-28-2008
Replies: 50
Views: 24,494
Posted By AlpineSailor
Check out the S2 6.7, 6.9, 7.9, Santana 2023,...

Check out the S2 6.7, 6.9, 7.9, Santana 2023, Mirage 236, if what you are looking for is go fast trailerables
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-12-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,819
Posted By AlpineSailor
I much prefered the old way the boat reviews...

I much prefered the old way the boat reviews worked. If it ain't broke.....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-11-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 2,407
Posted By AlpineSailor
Keep in mind it's a 17 year old boat. A couple of...

Keep in mind it's a 17 year old boat. A couple of blisters are a minor problem and an easily repaired one at that. Make an offer you'll be happy with, fix'er up nice, and be ready to go way before...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-27-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 2,392
Posted By AlpineSailor
One of those telescoping type ladders may be a...

One of those telescoping type ladders may be a good choice for easy stowing on a boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-26-2007
Replies: 89
Views: 11,270
Posted By AlpineSailor
There is no doubt in my mind. That is the worlds...

There is no doubt in my mind. That is the worlds ugliest boat, bar none.
Forum: Racing 10-14-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,365
Posted By AlpineSailor
Alex, Of course you'd need something to even out...

Alex, Of course you'd need something to even out the odds. Perhaps you could hold on to the transom, put on some scuba flippers and kick your way to victory, kinda like "motor sailing"? Also,...
Forum: Racing 10-14-2007
Replies: 27
Views: 2,365
Posted By AlpineSailor
Fred, Have you raced your Dad yet, Opti vs. Opti ?

Fred, Have you raced your Dad yet, Opti vs. Opti ?
Forum: Living Aboard 10-14-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By AlpineSailor
Check out the Burley Flatbed, which is an open,...

Check out the Burley Flatbed, which is an open, haul stuff type trailer.

We have the Burley Solo, which is a kid carrier, and it is a quality piece. Lightweight, packs small, is very easy to use,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-12-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,697
Posted By AlpineSailor
That's a very well done website Rick, looks like...

That's a very well done website Rick, looks like you've got a good gig there. Frankly, I'm jealous. Have you been able to make a go of it?
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