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  1. Hullmaster 27, Alberg 30, Ericson 29 thoughts

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    Hello all, I had decided upon an Ericson 29 as our first cruising boat, but unfortunately it got away from us as the sellers got greedy and accepted another offer the day before we were to hand over the cash. As there are not many of these around (I've only seen two for sale in the past year in...
  2. Singlehanding an Albin Vega Offshore

    Cruising Videos
    Check out the new video and let me know what you think!
  3. Which is best market place for hunting an offshore sailboat ?

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    Hello Sailors, I have this question in my mind. I apologize if it has been discussed many times, but, for a low budget sailor hunting with only one bullet (a.k.a. one flight ticket). What is the place to visit and walk hunting for a passage maker boat ? So the best boat will be the best...
  4. crew wanted, from BVIs to Charleston SC

    Crew Wanted/Available
    crew wanted to help move my Pacific Seacraft 34 from BVIs to Charleston SC. Depart 2nd half April, arrive approx mid May. tentative plan for stops in Culebra, Provo, Georgetown, Marsh Harbor. you must already be in BVIs or USVIs so we can meet before sailing. if interested please contact...
  5. Crew available in Florida for offshore sail

    Crew Wanted/Available
    Experienced crew available immediately until May 30 for northbound or trans-Atlantic crossing. Have lived and cruised aboard sailboats up to 45 feet. I'm polite, sober, and a nonsmoker. Responsible, but fun. I love to listen to music and cook. I want to learn to fish. Guys, please take note: I...
  6. Sailing ASAP from Port Angeles to SF - expenses paid

    Crew Wanted/Available
    UPDATE: Position has been filled. Thanks. I know this is extreme short notice, but I had a crewmemeber bail on me last minute, and I don't want to miss the window we currently have! Background: I bought a boat and need to get her home - where she will be a liveaboard home for myself...
  7. For first time blue water crew member

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Here are a few suggestions from a lowly crew member who has just completed his first truly offshore (Norfolk to Bermuda) sail. Take Bonine or some other seasickness protection even if you have never been seasick before. If you are incapacitated, someone else will have to complete your duties...
  8. Offshore sailing on a Catalina 22?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    If you had a Catalina 22 sailboat, what is the furthest away from shore would you take it? Would you take it offshore?
  9. Coastal or Offshore Sailing?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Would you rather do a sail like this or this?
  10. Reviving an Old Design

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Recently, I was tooling around on the internet, looking for information on Dickerson 50 sailboats. My next-door slipmate in Virginia was a beautiful example and I was made to understand that there were only two built in 1982. As she was designed by the same folks as my boat, Kaufman and Ladd...
  11. Anyone taken a Columbia 28 offshore?

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hello everybody... I am wondering if you have or have known someone who has taken a Columbia 28 offshore? I just purchased mine (a '69) in September. Originally I was just planning to stick to Puget Sound and up the Inside Passage, but of late I am coming to the conclusion I would like to take...
  12. Offshore Passage Opportunity

    Crew Wanted/Available
    Seek total of three crew in April/May 2014 to sail from British Virgin Islands to US, mid-Adlantic on well equipped, passage-making Hunter 36. This is not a paid position! Applicants should be affable, with good seamanship skills, able to stand watch. Bluewater sailing experience is a plus...
  13. Offshore bluewater cruising - what sailboat would be best?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    So I'm in the process of trying to find the perfect bluewater offshore sailboat for me. A boat that will take me across oceans if I want to. I've been looking on Yachtworld alot of late. Here are my needs…..the boat has to be pretty cheap (not more than $10,000), very seaworthy (I don’t want...
  14. Offshore Florida to Maine

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    We are planning to sail offshore from Florida to Maine in 2014. Is the hurricane risk too great if we can not leave before July 1st? Where do we find routing information? Thanks
  15. 3 Years to prepare...and counting

    Introduce Yourself
    I have been sailing small crafts from 6' (when I was 5) to now 49' off and on for almost 40 years. I have taken dozens of classes and read many books, however I realize more than ever that the things one REALLY needs to know needs to be learned on the job, so to speak. My all time dream is...
  16. BVI to Florida - short notice

    Crew Wanted/Available
    Hi - I am in the process of securing a delivery from the BVI to Florida - hopefully beginning April 15 (short notice, I know). Please let me know if you would be interested: Hylas 49, Virgin Islands to Florida (7-day passage, straight shot unless the Gulf Stream kicks up the last day). 2 prep...
  17. A penny for your thoughts

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello all, I'm a long time listener, first time caller. I have a plan for world domination...oops, I mean navigation...and I would like to know what the cumulative knowledge and experience of the Sailnet community has to say about it. First, a little bit about myself and my partner. We're...
  18. I want to crew on an offshore cruising boat

    Crew Wanted/Available
    I apologize if this is the wrong section as i did not see a crew available section on sailnet. I am looking to crew on an offshore passage sometime between now and the spring to build offshore experience before i head out on my own boat next spring to bermuda and off to europe. I have never...
  19. Mate needed, Fort Lauderdale to Norfolk 9/13-9/24

    Crew Wanted/Available
    Hi all - Professional delivery skipper Jim Rogas has secured a delivery from Fort Lauderdale FL to Norfolk VA. Hunter 46, will be a total of three persons aboard...captain, owner (seems nice), and you? - Passage may be straight shot to Norfolk (7 days) or via ICW from Morehead-Norfolk (7-8...
  20. Offshore Journeys/INTERVIEW WANTED

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hello, I'm an editorial intern for Ocean Navigator Magazine/Navigator Publishing, and I'd like to let everyone know that I'm looking for people doing offshore sail voyaging/liveaboard ventures that would like to be interviewed for a piece in an upcoming issue! Please, leave any comments or...
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