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Forum: Cruising News & Events 30-08-2009, 16:46
Replies: 22
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Posted By eskfreedom
And then they declined medical attention....These...

And then they declined medical attention....These guys are BAMFers!!
Forum: Cruising News & Events 30-08-2009, 16:39
Replies: 22
Views: 7,343
Posted By eskfreedom
You guys are turning a survival thread into a...

You guys are turning a survival thread into a mono vs cat thread. I my self love ALL boats... cats, mono's, motor, fishing, little, big, mega, fast, slow and pretty much anything that...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 25-04-2009, 23:56
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
Hey guys was in P town last week and stopped by...

Hey guys was in P town last week and stopped by to see Windfall.. She looks great!! We just accepted an offer on our house and plan to head south ASAP! We have some work to do though but we hope to...
Forum: Meets & Greets 06-01-2009, 00:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By eskfreedom
Went and checked out your boat..I think its...

Went and checked out your boat..I think its pretty cool. I own a 42 ft. Mapleleaf. My fella, my 2 girls and myself all fit on it nicely. There are a few things we'll have to work on before we hope to...
Forum: Meets & Greets 04-01-2009, 23:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By eskfreedom
pirate Hey there. So, do you own/plan to own a boat?...

Hey there. So, do you own/plan to own a boat? What brought you here? My family hopes to sail to Italy someday. Welcome aboard.
...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 17-09-2008, 21:51
Replies: 7
Views: 7,920
Posted By eskfreedom
Has anybody sailed the new lateen rig they got or...

Has anybody sailed the new lateen rig they got or have they always had it i realy want to be able to sail my dink
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 04-09-2008, 22:19
Replies: 7
Views: 7,920
Posted By eskfreedom
SAILING THE PORTABOAT

I have read lots about the portaboat. Plan on getting one with a sailkit but cant find any input on how they sail. Anyone have one with a sail kit and how do they sail. Cant wait to get one.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 08-08-2008, 10:56
Replies: 71
Views: 15,208
Posted By eskfreedom
We have a Maple Leaf 42 and have had no problems....

We have a Maple Leaf 42 and have had no problems. The previous owners did the big circle with no problems. As with all boats everything is a crompromise a little mor maintence but you can go places...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 22-01-2008, 21:40
Replies: 24
Views: 16,766
Posted By eskfreedom
Anyone have or tried cork???

Anyone have or tried cork???
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 20-01-2008, 14:08
Replies: 56
Views: 24,563
Posted By eskfreedom
So have we ruled out walker bay? Anyone else have...

So have we ruled out walker bay? Anyone else have one? I thought I had my dink picked out and now I just don't know. The W.B. 10' lookes realy stable on the web site motors good and sails good. So...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-01-2008, 14:12
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
Hey, we were at the boat show on wendsday pricing...

Hey, we were at the boat show on wendsday pricing stuff. Steeping Stone is at the southbeach marina A64. Next time you are in town give us a call 541-444-1160.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-01-2008, 22:33
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
Are you going to repower?

Are you going to repower?
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-01-2008, 23:42
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
Try clicking on the pic. Basicly enlarg the...

Try clicking on the pic. Basicly enlarg the rudder 3sq ft and conect it with a bearing to the keel with a glassed in board. I figured the cost would be between 5-8k. Well worth it.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-01-2008, 23:26
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
Wish he would have come down to 70k when I was...

Wish he would have come down to 70k when I was trying to buy her! You got a good deal for shure. We paid 105k for ours and she still needs updated. Over all their great boats though. You should...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-01-2008, 21:55
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
Congratulations! I assumed you purchased...

Congratulations! I assumed you purchased "Enrichment" from the Sailing Life. You got a good deal and should be happy with it. You should refurbish that really cool windlass...we were going to keep...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 28-12-2007, 23:57
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
RUDDER MOD

Here is a pic of the rudder mod
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 18-07-2007, 11:22
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
We love our boat!!! We took posession of her in...

We love our boat!!! We took posession of her in Blane WA, on Wednesday June 27th. Then sailed across the Strait of Georgia on the Thursday to the Gulf Islands and anchored in Ganges. We moved up to...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 21-06-2007, 21:07
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
Thanks guys, we are sittin on cloud nine right...

Thanks guys, we are sittin on cloud nine right now. We are also nervous as heck!! The waters up there are not for amateurs. The tide surges 8-16 knots in some of the narrows and there is rocks...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 21-06-2007, 10:49
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
A little update on our boat buying. We closed on...

A little update on our boat buying. We closed on Monday. Going to pick it up in Blane, Wa on Tuesday. Spend a day or two with the ex-owners learning the systems. Then my family and I are going to...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 13-06-2007, 11:55
Replies: 454
Views: 65,334
Posted By eskfreedom
Another thread down!!

Another thread down!!
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 09-06-2007, 13:12
Replies: 454
Views: 65,334
Posted By eskfreedom
I'm absolutely confindent I could deture a high...

I'm absolutely confindent I could deture a high speed boat with 8 to 10 men armed with AK47's and possibly RPG's. I might be in trouble if they have a .50 cal though. My "little" M4 is a very...
Forum: Health, Safety & Related Gear 09-06-2007, 11:39
Replies: 454
Views: 65,334
Posted By eskfreedom
I am going to take my M4 and I am not going to...

I am going to take my M4 and I am not going to declare it. I am going to take it apart and hide it in my super secret hiding place in a pelican case. When I go off shore in pirate infested waters I...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 25-05-2007, 10:56
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
Hope this works

Here is Stepping Stone.1190
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 24-05-2007, 23:16
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
Just a little update on our boat buying. Went up...

Just a little update on our boat buying. Went up to Canada and looked at another M.L. that already had the rudder mod done and sailed around the world. They had it hauled out and fresh bottom paint....
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 08-05-2007, 21:46
Replies: 118
Views: 41,602
Posted By eskfreedom
Talked to an owner yesterday who sailed one of...

Talked to an owner yesterday who sailed one of these around the world twice. He said you have to do a rudder mod or ML's wont go down wind. He estimated the mod at around 8-10k. Given the 40k we...
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