Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 01-06-2010, 07:27   #1
Registered User

Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 2
Hello - New Here

Hello all.

My name is Kevin and my wife and I are about to by our first sail boat. I have had power boats my entire life but think I'm ready to ride the wind. hope to get some good advise and make some new friends here.

KEVSTER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2010, 07:37   #2
Eternal Member
capt_douglas's Avatar

Join Date: May 2003
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Boat: Vancouver 36 cutter????
Posts: 620
Send a message via Skype™ to capt_douglas
Welcome to the site and mayhem.

Lots of good info here, lots of good commentary, and lots of good folks. I've worked on powerboats almost all of my career but am buying a sailboat. I miss the quiet and challenge of sailing.

Capt. Douglas Abbott
USCG/MCA IV/M.I./C.I. 500-ton Oceans
capt_douglas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2010, 07:42   #3
Senior Cruiser
Ocean Girl's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: In transit ( Texas to wherever the wind blows us)
Boat: Pacific Seacraft a Crealock 34
Posts: 4,115
Images: 2
Welcome to the forum.
Mrs. Rain Dog~Ocean Girl
Ocean Girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2010, 08:31   #4
Registered User

Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: PNW
Boat: SJ23 1988
Posts: 119
Tell us what you are looking to do? Sailing area? Ideas in your head as to what you like/want/desire in a boat?

Eveyone has an opinion, if you ask we will let you know

Be open minded and learn along the journey, you will take bits and pieces from here and there and form your own conclusions (yea some of us you will dissregard totaly... maybe me, but others may just hit the nail on the head).

FxdGrMind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-06-2010, 12:36   #5
Senior Cruiser
SkiprJohn's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: May 2006
Location: Kea'au, Big Island, Hawaii
Boat: Cascade, Sloop, 42 - "Casual"
Posts: 14,192
Aloha and welcome aboard!
If you check the links after my signature and the book recommendation you'll find some good recommendations for boats.
kind regards,
SkiprJohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-06-2010, 13:28   #6
Moderator Emeritus
GordMay's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario - 48-29N x 89-20W
Boat: (Cruiser Living On Dirt)
Posts: 31,576
Images: 240
Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Kevin & bride.

Itís always nice to welcome a boater over from the dark side (power).

Gord May
"If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"

GordMay is online now   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:28.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.