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  1. General Discussion - Sailing Related
    Looking at a bargain basement 1962 Pearson Ariel, Any tips on things to look out for, specific to these models? This might be a remote purchase, if I feel OK about it; I'm on the East coast and COVID cautious, not really willing to fly just yet. So, a nearby forum member willing to help with...
  2. General Discussion - Sailing Related
    My description and takeaways for a nasty event. I will humbly accept feedback. This event took place in October, 2019. It was the first day of a 12 week beer can – lake sailing - race season; racing every other Saturday. Typically, we manage to get in three races each race day. During the...
  3. Boat Review Forum
    We live on the Mighty Mississippi and currently sail a San Juan 21 from our own dock. Time for a change and we are serious about a Telstar 28. Thin water, fast, capabl and trailerable. Planning to inspect a couple boats in the next weeks. Prefer 2006 or newer. May move the boat seasonally - up...
  4. General Discussion - Sailing Related
    Hi, I've been trying to find answer to this question but haven't been able to do so. I am currently in US and would be going home to Macedonia next year, which is a land locked country. I would either want to buy a boat from the US and ship it over, or buy a boat somewhere in Greece or another...
  5. Boat Review Forum
    Hi, I am new to sailing. Have only been on a boat once but have been reading a lot about it. I looked at a Catalina 30 and did a self inspection and would appreciate experienced advice and recommendation on purchasing a boat in this condition. I would like to know which of these are deal...
  6. Boat Review Forum
    ... purchase a 32foot ocean capable sailboat without working electronics? The panels have been removed, in process of updating. There was a guy showing one off for an out of state friend, but when I asked if the motor could be started, the guy declined. Despite the owner saying the motor is...
  7. Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    What procedures should you follow for a USCG boarding as relates to stopping the boat so they can board? Do you heave-to? Should you drop sails? Continue on course?
  8. Boat Review Forum
    Hi everyone, First off, my apologies. I did check out the local boat buying assistance thread, but I'm not able to send PMs yet and didn't see anyone listed for this neck of the woods (it's a good hour south of Tampa/St Pete.) I'm heading down to Englewood, FL (in between Sarasota & Ft Meyers)...
  9. General Discussion - Sailing Related
    We are considering an early 70s Hunter 27 as a first boat to be used out on Lake Michigan near Chicago/Indiana. Because I am unfamiliar with Sail boats and worse yet older ones, I am hoping there might be a few good people to offer some suggestions on what to inspect when viewing a prospective...
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