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  1. Our Hunter 34 Refit

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hey everyone. My name is Chad Harrington and my wife Katie and I are just getting into sailing. Last year we sailed a Hunter 25.5 and we found it too small to stay on for overnight sails. So we bought this 1983 Hunter 34. We picked this one up for 10,000 CAD It needs some work because It's...
  2. Hanse 370

    Boat Reviews
    I thought some information on Hanse, generally, and the Hanse 370, specifically, might be helpful to many of you trying to decide which production sailboat to buy. I purchased my 2006 Hanse 370e new, sight unseen! I had already carefully inspected and sailed the 2005 Hanse 342, by the same...
  3. First Delivery

    Gulf of Mexico
    My son (16) and I just finished a crewing opportunity delivering a Hunter 38 from Bradenton FL to Destin that included a 24 hour crossing. We were supposed to go to Biloxi MS but engine problems, along with a myriad of other minor issues, ended our trip early. You can read about it here. I'll...
  4. Hunter 15 bulkhead

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I have a hunter 15 that is about 18 months old and i noticed that the forward bulkhead has a break near the bottom of it and a large cut on the side of it. Does anyone have an idea of what could have caused these? Will they affect the structural integrity of the boat? Also does anyone know how...
  5. Hunter 460 or Passage 42 ? Which to buy

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    Looking on buying Hunter - 1991 Passage 42' or as 2000 460, is there any concern in reference to ability of Bluewater and Costal sailing, etc. Both boats meet my live aboard requirements. Both boats look to be well maintained with all the records. The Passage did have a small hole in the...
  6. Looking to buy 1986 Hunter Legend 45' - Need your insight

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Looking on buying the 1986 Legend 45', is there any concern in reference to quality of construction, Bluewater and Costal sailing, etc. Boat looks to be well maintained with all the records, lots of upgrades in the last 2 years: Sails replaced in 2005 (Doyle Full Batten Main & Doyle 140...
  7. hunter 31 tall

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    i just purchased a hunter 31. the current owner describes this as a tall version and has no other info. the mast has s&s rigging. connot find any info on the web to help me understand this.
  8. Corpus Christie to The Bahamas!

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hey y'all! We are a couple guys who bought a Hunter 340 In Corpus Christie, TX about 4 weeks ago with the intention of sailing to the Bahamas, and, with any luck, down through the Virgin Islands. At the time, we had very little sailing experience, but we are quickly learning the ropes. So far...
  9. sunset sail in seattle

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    There are a few magic moments in the winter on the water in seattle, last saturday was one of them and i enjoyed a blissful and painted afternoon on puget sound. What a difference with the rum run weather we had the week before. thought some of you might enjoy ;-). Frederick Pardon my...
  10. Last night in Seattle

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Last night was really special here in Seattle. First the Huskies beat Stanford in college football and second, it was much warmer than usual for this time of year, with a brilliant sunset and a bright shiny moon to top it off. I took the boat out for a short solo sail that turned out to be...
  11. New Sailboat Video Tours and More!!!

    Cruising Videos
    I have a web site that shows Video Tours and other marine content. Sailboatvideo. See Jeanneau, Fountaine Pajot, Southerly, Bavaria, Hunter, Leopard, Isara and more... Have a look at Sailboat Video Home There are links to my YouTube Channel so you can see my work... My YouTube Channel shows...
  12. Cruising in a Hunter?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi Everyone, I would like a second opinion and any advice I can get. Here is the situation: I have a 1984 Hunter 31 in Bremerton, WA and I am planning a trip through the Panama Canal and up to Charleston, SC. I have been advised to just truck it rather than sailing by a couple of members...