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  1. Hullmaster 27, Alberg 30, Ericson 29 thoughts

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    Hello all, I had decided upon an Ericson 29 as our first cruising boat, but unfortunately it got away from us as the sellers got greedy and accepted another offer the day before we were to hand over the cash. As there are not many of these around (I've only seen two for sale in the past year in...
  2. Alberg 30 - Yah or Nay!

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    I was looking to buy a boat around July-August but typically when you start looking you find your dream boat (well with some TLC). :) I am looking for a boat that will handle both the day or weekend out for the family around the Florida coast and Keys, can cross to the Bahamas, and then with...
  3. Financing

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Has anyone had success financing while living aboard? I am in the market for an Alberg 37 (or something very similar) to live aboard while I am stationed in Rhode Island for 6 months. The problem is that the only places with reasonable rates won't finance those who live aboard. Perhaps I...
  4. To Alberg or not to Alberg

    Im a green horn sailer looking to buy a classic daysailer. I love the large cockpit of the Pearson Commander and the classic lines of the Ensign. My goals are: Stable boat when it blows Large cockpit As much head room as possible for the head (port-a-poty) LOA 28 max Beam 9 Max (due to current...
  5. Jacklines

    Gear & Maintenance
    I am in the process of setting up jacklines on my Alberg 30. I am going to use 1" tublar webbing. I want to keep them as close to centerline as possible. Was wondering if anyone out there had pics of their setup they would like to share? I am thinking of running a jackline in each side the...