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  1. Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum
    Up for sale is our project of three years. We have worked extensively and diligently to try and restore/upgrade this vessel to her former glory with many modifications and improvements aimed at making her an as new boat. We purchased her four years ago and completely gutted her. The only...
  2. Gear & Maintenance
    Same colossal project of a boat I’ve posted about a few times. Sustained fire damage from blow-over from a neighboring boat. Fiberglass needs considerable recoating. The boat is at my dad’s shop and I have his auto mechanic (w/ some experience laying fiberglass) doing the work. Figuring it out...
  3. Gear & Maintenance
    I recently purchased a colossal project of a boat from an insurance auction. Needless to say a lot of the things you hope to find in any used boat purchase aren't there. Of particular concern were the sails. Luckily I tracked down the previous owner who still has the sails and said he's willing...
  4. Gear & Maintenance
    Hi all. I've had my heart set on painting my entire 29' ericson before I drop it in the water this coming month. All winter long I've been doing research on proper techniques and preparation. Research has been fruitless because all the "do it yourself" instructions out there are for painting by...
  5. General Discussion (sailing related)
    Dreamt of sailing the world, on your own boat....yeh, me too. I have the boat. A classic late 70's racing yacht, Police Car: Google - "RB Sailing Police Car" for photos and a blog detailing the boats history.. On offer is an opportunity to buy a share in the boat and join the project of...
  6. Gear & Maintenance
    Hello I'm new to this forum. I have a bit of sailing experience mainly coastal and I have recently been given a 38' sailboat with an aluminum hull. The hull itself is in great shape as well as most of the hardware on the deck and rigging. The main issue is that the interior has seen better...
  7. Gear & Maintenance
    As ive mentioned in earlier posts im refitting s/v duchess of montrose my contest 30 mk1 for a halifax to bermuda and possibly over to europe (azores route) depending on how the bermuda trip goes. ive finally finalized the list of things ive done or are in the process of doing upgraded battery...
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