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  1. Gear & Maintenance
    Not sure if anyone can help but thought I'd give it a try! We bought an old life boat for sailing around the canals and are currently mid refurb. The inside has boxed wooden seating along the side and at the bow and stern, and it used to have a plastic trim which we are currently replacing with...
  2. General Discussion - Sailing Related
    I have come across a couple of boats from boat donor programs, including a few from Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. I have this feeling that boats from there or the Sea Scouts might be better deals than most, because the organizations have more of a stake in their reputation if they are...
  3. Please Introduce Yourself
    Hi. I just took my ASA 1 and live in one of the river towns along the lower Hudson. I want suggestions on which small boat is appropriate for the area. I would prefer something under 20 feet, and something with a sprit or lug sail. Any suggestions?
  4. Learning to Sail
    Hey everyone. I need to find a low cost sailboat (think about in the $10,000.00 range.) capable of sailing to the Philippines. Must be small enough to be crewed by two people. I want outfit the boat how I want and sail it to the Philippines. Me and my girlfriend want to spend some time...
  5. Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hello, for starters I'll let you all know I'm beyond a novices. Iv been reading every sailing book in can find and have been reading this forum for awhile and hope you wonderful people could point me in the right direction. I've ah the dream to live aboard since I was 5, but have past it off as...
  6. Boat Review Forum
    Hi, I'm new to this forum and looking for some advice. I'm looking to purchase a 4 berth boat. 26 footers look a lot more roomy than 24/22ft, and the extra space would help with my much older partner (who doesn't sail) but I'm a slight 5 foot female! I need to be able to handle a boat in...
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