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  1. Is hull deflection a major problem?

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    Hi - this is my first post! We're looking at a very pretty Tartan 34c from the early 1970's. The moment I stepped onto the boat I fell in love and decided she was the one for me. Then we started looking around in earnest: She has been beautifully restored and shines like a new penny. It's...
  2. Structural Assesment

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have dreams of buying a beat sailboat to live on and fix up for the summer. Since I am only two years out of school I am on a low budget. I figure though that if I can live aboard a boat for less than paying rent, using most of my free time for repairs, it will be well worth it. I like...
  3. Interior Wall near the CB rotting

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    I'm interested in a Neptune 24. The boat seems run down. This is the CB version of a 1981 Neptune 24. The interior cabinetry and wall near the CB is rotting. It seems to come from the deck (near the mast electrical cable boot) but not sure. Is it easy to change the interior walls or is this...
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