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  1. New Member Interested in CS 36T

    CS Yachts
    Hey Everyone!, I just joined the forum with the hopes of gaining some knowledge about CS Yachts, particularly the CS 36T. My girlfriend and I currently sail a 1978 Chrysler 26 on the Ottawa River in Petawawa, On. In a few years we intend to buy a larger boat with the intent of living aboard and...
  2. changes in latitude

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    Just completed a passage/cruise from Greenport, NY to Fort Myers, FL. This is a partnered Hunter 34 which began in Oct. 2015 and we are planning to head back north in May. I am the retired partner. The other two have day jobs. Living the dream! Will be looking for crew as well as boat yard...
  3. Neck deep but treading water so far

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    Hi, I'm Joe. I've been wanting to sail for the last 10 years and finally found myself in a good situation to get started. Naturally, I took some classes, worked as a hand on some other boats, wasted countless hours skulking around the docks pestering the owners for information, right? NOPE...
  4. New Member, New (to us, Columbia C-30, 1972)

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    Hi, I am a 62 year old new member from the Vancouver, Canada area. My wife and I recently purchased a C-30 from a previous owner on Canada's Sunshine Coast, in British Columbia. She is 1972 and named Dawn Treader, not as I have discovered, an unusual name for a sailboat ! We have her on the...
  5. Looking For Liveaboard cruiser in PacificNorthwest

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    Hi everyone, Just relocated to Vancouver Washington area and I am looking for a liveaboard cruiser. I have looked at a few boats with lines I like, but the real world isn't all about looks so, that being said: Ideally, I'm looking for a boat that's 27' or more. She should be: *rigged for solo...
  6. Hello! Newcomer here looking for advice!

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    Hello there, I'm going to introduce myself first to this amazing community. I'm a 27yo guy from São Paulo/Brazil who has quite a lot of experience as a backpacker. I traveled all around Europe (Western)/Americas(US - Florida and East Coast, Canada - Toronto, Mexico, Guatemala, Cuba, Belize...
  7. Hello, and question about Shipman

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    Hello, I'm an American writer (14 books, 3,000 poems), living in Sweden. I'm in the process of getting a boat, either a Shipman 28 or a Fingal. I have to travel quite a ways to see these two boats. One thing that concerns me is headroom. I'm about 5'11 (180 cm). This is what the Fingal is. Does...
  8. Salutations

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    I am from Seattle and working on putting together my dream. My underway experience is three years sea time with the United States Coast Guard out of Woods Hole, MA. I've in the North Atlantic off Georges Banks and Grand Banks in January when the seas were less than amicable. I look forward to...
  9. teach me how to be like you! (a good sailor)

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    Hey there, I'm a 22 year old male. Just graduated from college in Philadelphia this past May, so I figure now is the perfect time for me to get out in the world. While I don't have much experience sailing, I am very interested in learning. A couple years ago I spent most of one day sailing...
  10. New Sailor, New Boat

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    Hey everyone! :) This is my first post on here, and I'm new at everything sailing, actually. My grandfather sailed on Lake Erie for roughly 40+ years on various boats he owned. Unfortunately, he sold his last boat before I was old enough to get interested in sailing. That being said, I took...
  11. Toe in the water

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    As a first time snowbirder in Bradenton Florida I am relearning sailing. I had some experience as a teen so there is much to learn. I completed ASA 101 and 103 and sailed in Chicago quite a bit over the summer. I'm not ready to buy a boat yet but I am looking for more crewing/learning...
  12. Future sailer

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    Hi all I came across this community a couple days ago while looking for a boat to buy. I love all the posts people here are really helpful. So after 2 days of just reading all the threads (well not all but allot) I decided to join. I have alot of questions. We are a fam. Of 4 our children are 3...
  13. New member

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    Hello, we are new to Sailnet. My wife and I are now somewhat empty nesters. She grew up racing dinghies and lasers and sailing with her family on an Ericsson 32 and Peterson 46. Mostly SoCal coast/Catalina. I started sailing when I met her and loved it. We sailed until we had kids and so after a...
  14. Florida Newb Hobie tent to full berth

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    Hello World, I am a Hobie sailor near Clearwater. I want to migrate from Hobie 16 to 18 to small tri to daysailer and then bluewater. I have been sailing since childhood on sunfish and hobie. No racing experience, just fun and camping. I have an interesting project started for a Hobie...
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