Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 30-04-2010, 18:57   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: PNW
Boat: SJ23 1988
Posts: 119
Talking New but Old, Looking Forward to Casting Off

Good day/evening to you all.

For those of you already out there, I'm green with envy. For those of you like me that haven't yet done anything more than Overnights, Hi Ya, good to meet ya! For those of you without a boat and looking into this. All I have to say is... What's holding you back??? Get out there!

I'm keeping my SJ23 build in 1988 (last one ever), I love it and will never let it go. But I am looking for a 32' double ender to begin my "Travels". I have time and will choose one that fits me as well as my SJ23 has, just more room. I really need to be able to stand inside if I'm to consider it "Cruising".

To all fair winds and Cheers

FxdGrMind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30-04-2010, 21:21   #2
Senior Cruiser
skipmac's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: 29 49.16 N 82 25.82 W
Boat: Pearson 422
Posts: 11,239
Welcome to the forum. Sounds like you are ready to join the leisure class. Good luck in the boat search.

The water is always bluer on the other side of the ocean.
skipmac is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2010, 11:47   #3
Senior Cruiser
SkiprJohn's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: May 2006
Location: Kea'au, Big Island, Hawaii
Boat: Cascade, Sloop, 42 - "Casual"
Posts: 14,169
Aloha and welcome aboard!
I've heard the San Juans are pretty well built boats. Double enders are ok. You loose a lot of interior space and buoyancy near the stern with their design. Everything is a trade off.
Kind regards,
SkiprJohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2010, 16:29   #4
Freelance Delivery Skipper..
boatman61's Avatar

Community Sponsor
Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Europe
Posts: 18,323
Images: 2
Send a message via Skype™ to boatman61

Excellent... Welcome and good luck with your "Mission"... may it begin sooner rather than later... and at a bargain price to boot.
I do not exist to impress the world.
I exist to live my life in a way that will make me happy.

boatman61 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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Greetings from 10 Forward Masoncruiser Meets & Greets 4 08-02-2010 14:29
Casting Resins Chrisc Construction, Maintenance & Refit 1 19-05-2009 21:31
Hospital casting tape for emergency repairs? MarkJ Engines and Propulsion Systems 3 30-04-2009 08:57
Forward hatches? Zach Construction, Maintenance & Refit 24 10-08-2008 14:49
Forward Sonar Lynx Forum Tech Support & Site Help 6 27-10-2006 07:47

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 18:35.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.