Cruisers Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 20-01-2020, 14:36   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Jan 2020
Location: Orange County, CA
Posts: 3
Hi from SoCal

Hey guys,
New to the forum and hoping to learn a lot and find my next boat. I recently moved to Orange County and looking for a 30-35 sailboat for under 35k. I made a listing in the classifieds but Im waiting for it to post.

I learned to sail on a Cal 25 for a few years and now looking for something that I could spend a long weekend on with my family while we explore Catalina and Channel Islands. Id also like to check an ocean passage off my bucket list at some point.

I also hope to be able to contribute to this forum from my experiences.
dez275 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-01-2020, 19:17   #2
Registered User

Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: San Diego
Boat: Jeanneau 349
Posts: 636
Re: Hi from SoCal

I think a moderator will welcome you, but welcome from a socal guy. Been cruising for 45 years and still know little. Lots of boats to start with. You will grow and change your mind several times over your sailing career. In socal, lots of folks have started with a Catalina 30. Cal, Islander and Ericson made some great boats. Your price will get you a great starter boat. If you can, sail with friends and racers who will expose you to lots of good, and not so good, aspects of the activity.
Zzmeyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-01-2020, 06:51   #3
Registered User

Join Date: Jan 2020
Location: Orange County, CA
Posts: 3
Re: Hi from SoCal

Thanks for the warm welcome. I just looked at a really nice Cal 28 in Newport but I’m leaning toward something larger since the slip fee is the same up to 35’. Admittedly, I haven’t been on a Catalina 30 but I would like something more capable of longer passages.
dez275 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2020, 02:16   #4
Senior Cruiser
 
GordMay's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario - 48-29N x 89-20W
Boat: (Cruiser Living On Dirt)
Posts: 39,162
Images: 241
Re: Hi from SoCal

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, DEz.
__________________
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
Reply

Tags
cal

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
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
Crew Wanted: SoCal to Caribbean or Florida britishpirate Crew Archives 11 24-12-2009 17:11
SeaWolf Windlass Parts, Online or in SoCal theonecalledtom Anchoring & Mooring 7 09-10-2009 08:45
I need a ride: Baja/SoCal or San Fran to Hawaii, soon, very soon ferrarisgirl Crew Archives 0 13-05-2009 18:50
Request Advice - Sailing SoCal in late January travelah Pacific & South China Sea 11 21-01-2009 18:57
Sailmaker Question for SoCal Colorado Dreamer Construction, Maintenance & Refit 0 22-11-2008 10:10

Advertise Here


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:31.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.