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Forum: General Sailing Forum 25-02-2021, 21:50
Replies: 16
Views: 4,305
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Cleaning, Compound Rubbing, and Waxing

In the context of this subject, the topsides is the area between your toe rails. The hull is from the waterline to the toe rails.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16-02-2021, 17:46
Replies: 14
Views: 2,179
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Open for inspection...

Generally the buyer is responsible for paying for the haulout not the seller. I don't think it would be practical to have in effect an open house as in a real estate deal
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 09-02-2021, 17:27
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Fuel polishing cost

Thanks for the replies everybody, just spoke with the owner and he is scheduling the polishing. I told him I would cover the cost as long as the sale goes through. Lol she's not even mine yet and I'm...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 08-02-2021, 17:36
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Fuel polishing cost

Thanks Wingsail, the survey and sea trial are in about 2 weeks will check it out more closely then. I think the owner already has biocide in the fuel hopefully nothing grew in there.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 08-02-2021, 17:12
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Blue Claw
Fuel polishing cost

Looks like I finally found the boat for me. The previous owner did an unbelievable amount of work to her, the only reason she's being sold is due to health reasons. She's been sitting in the marina...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 21-01-2021, 19:20
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By Blue Claw
Surveyor Brunswick Georgia

I think I found the right boat. Its located in Brunswick Georgia,scheduled to look at it on Saturday. Anybody know of a good surveyor in that area? This is about 10 hours away from me.
Forum: Provisioning: Food & Drink 07-01-2021, 13:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Major Provisioning in Fort Lauderdale/Miami South Florida possibly with delivery

My daughter is currently anchored at Miami marine stadium. She uses an app called instacart that lets you shop at numerous stores including publix and walmart among others. They deliver right to the...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 16-01-2020, 22:02
Replies: 91
Views: 8,893
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Help! What Sealant is Better than Dow 795 for polycarbonate??

Try geocel 2300 caulk its used in the construction industry to bond and waterproof dissimilar materials. such as vinyl siding to wood or metal roof flashing to brick. it stays very rubbery.It is...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 12-01-2020, 19:11
Replies: 78
Views: 10,064
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Explain to an idiot what spring lines are for

The problem you may run into is one day the tide will be much lower than usual and your lines may be too short. The two lines on the aft of your boat should cross each other and tie off opposite from...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 31-12-2019, 09:47
Replies: 19
Views: 1,927
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Buyers Etiquette

I have narrowed my list of boats I'm interested in down to a few boats. I'm willing to buy a boat from New England to Florida from great lakes to gulf of mexico. To me it makes more sense to use a...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 31-12-2019, 07:44
Replies: 19
Views: 1,927
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Buyers Etiquette

I think I have decided the way I will approach this will be to schedule a first look with sellers agent. If I decide to put in an offer it will be through a buyers broker. In my opinion thats not...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 26-12-2019, 18:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,927
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Buyers Etiquette

Thank you for all the input. So if I find a reputable buyers broker,say in Annapolis not too far and I would imagine plentiful. Would that same broker represent me if I found a boat not close by?...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 26-12-2019, 14:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,927
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Buyers Etiquette

If my daughter had the buyers agent in place from the start wouldn't the sellers agent have needed to be there for both viewings anyway ? If so, he did no additional work. As for not needing someone...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 26-12-2019, 13:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,927
Posted By Blue Claw
Re: Buyers Etiquette

My primary reasons for the buyers broker would be navigating the closing process, and helping to find an honest surveyor. As well as knowing overall the value of boats better than I. The buyers...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 26-12-2019, 12:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,927
Posted By Blue Claw
Buyers Etiquette

Good day everyone, I am getting started in the process of looking for a cruising sailboat. The question I have is, would it be considered rude or improper to schedule and look at a boat listed by a...
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