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  1. Building or buying a 30ft cruiser

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hi everyone, So I am starting a new thread in light of the closing of my last one "Watkins 27 Thoughts and advice". Unfortunately the Watkins I was looking at was scraped and I wasn't able to get her. On the bright side; I can now pursue a vessel that offers blue water sailing...
  2. Watkins 27 thoughts and advice

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    So I have been following this website for a while. Tons of useful information and helpful folks all centered around sailing and making it more fun. I have been specifically looking at all the Watkins 27 threads I can find here. However, I still have a few questions as a prospective W27 owner...
  3. Califonia to Brazil.

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    I want to sail from California to Brazil. go south down past mexico past Central America, through the panama canal. out the other side down to Brazil to a small town called paracuru. I would spend my summers there as a boy. iam originally from brazil also Fortaleza where my journey would...
  4. November 15th – “Preparing Your Blue Water Cruise” by Joel Stern via Pelagic Sailing

    Announcements and Suggestions Box
    November 15th – “Preparing Your Blue Water Cruise” by Joel Stern. Many of us dream about it, but are we really ready to go Blue Water cruising? According to Joel Stern, we’re less prepared than we want to believe. In Joel’s talk he will take us through preparing the boat, the crew, and most of...
  5. Please help me compare these cruising boats.

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    Hello, I'm beginning to look into purchasing a sailboat for cruising. I am in the SF Bay Area, so that is where most of the cruising will be done for now. I am in no rush to buy before I've done my homework, nor am I in a rush to get out into the blue water before I've done my homework, but...
  6. Boat Suggestions Please!!!

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi All, Looking to upsize to a 45-50 footer. Criteria are (in no order of importance): Centre cockpit Comfortable passage making Ketch Minimum 3 cabins plus saloon Owners stateroom for at anchor plus passage berths for when not. Budget £80 - £100k Good manoeuvrability Pretty! Not much to...
  7. Crew From New York to Florida

    Crew Wanted/Available
    Crew From Brooklyn, NY to Ponce Inlet, FL - May 13 2012 Experienced middle age couple needs crew for 40ft Leopard catamaran from Brooklyn, NY to Ponce Inlet, Florida. 2007 boat, excellent condition. Crew must have blue water sailing experience. Departing NY on or about May 13, 2012. Boat to...
  8. awgsome a Newby

    Introduce Yourself
    I sailed a bit 20 odd years ago. Back in the sport and hoping to learn more and eventially be competent enough to own and skipper my own live aboard yacht that can do blue water sailing and WAGS :)