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  1. Greetings from Manhasset Bay/Long Island Sound

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    Greetings fellow sailors, I recently bought a Sabre 34-2 and have been taking it out at least once or twice a week (weather permitting). I have been sailing on rentals for the last 4-5 years but just starting to assess the responsibilities that come with being a boat owner. I will need a lot...
  2. Storage on Chesapeake (for 1 year)?

    Chesapeake Bay
    Can anyone recommend an inexpensive place to store a small (26-foot) sailboat on the hard for a year? I'm going to move to Boston for 2014, and would like to store my Westerly Centaur for that time. Since I will be far away and rarely visiting the boat, I can afford to choose an inconvenient...
  3. How Can I Lift My 21-Foot Sailboat Off Its Trailer?

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    Hi - Newbie Sailor Here... I have a 1972 MacGreggor Venture 21 currently in a slip - but come mid-October, I'm going to put it on its trailer for the winter. As I want to work on the keel over the winter (it has a swing-keel), I'm wondering if anyone can tell me how I might be able to lift it...