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Forum: General Sailing Forum 07-09-2010, 14:36
Replies: 74
Views: 6,914
Posted By CastOff
I WAS TOO PAUL:confused: I CAN THINK OF SEVERAL...

I WAS TOO PAUL:confused: I CAN THINK OF SEVERAL NICE SHANNON'S, MORRIS'ES, ETC ALL UNDER $100K:rolleyes: THAT ARE NOT ONLY EXTREMELY NICE SAILING BOATS BUT MOST OF THE TIME THE PRETTIEST BOAT IN A...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 07-09-2010, 14:20
Replies: 3
Views: 8,955
Posted By CastOff
Try asking on Trailersailer.com great folks there...

Try asking on Trailersailer.com great folks there as well, and more likely to find an actual owner who will PM you what you need. Small sailboats are great!
Forum: Dollars & Cents 07-09-2010, 14:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,954
Posted By CastOff
I'm just waiting for someone to buy a boat and...

I'm just waiting for someone to buy a boat and name it 'Bumfuzzle' just to get props from all their groupies, LOL! Only a matter of time I tell ya'.....
Forum: Cruising News & Events 07-09-2010, 14:01
Replies: 46
Views: 9,272
Posted By CastOff
Could the guy who shut off the boat's engines, if...

Could the guy who shut off the boat's engines, if he retained the keys, be considered the new 'owner' of said vessel? If no one else could immediately prove 'ownership'/salvage rights; I would think...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 03-09-2010, 15:21
Replies: 29
Views: 6,886
Posted By CastOff
Marshall, Your post is my Point exactly! ...

Marshall, Your post is my Point exactly!

Maren, I agree that most folks today may put price before quality, but it was'nt always so. You pay your money and should not have to take your chances,...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 03-09-2010, 13:49
Replies: 3
Views: 3,306
Posted By CastOff
What a beautifully designed and sewn sail!...

What a beautifully designed and sewn sail! Conceptually I like how the designer thought 'outside the box' on this sailboat. It would be interesting to see one in person and see her under sail on say...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 29-08-2010, 11:26
Replies: 29
Views: 6,886
Posted By CastOff
Anyone besides me think that this thread SHOULD...

Anyone besides me think that this thread SHOULD be made into a *sticky* or permanent thread at the top of this Forum? What with so many 'fly by night outfits' and nightmare boat hauling stories,...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 29-08-2010, 09:10
Replies: 12
Views: 3,081
Posted By CastOff
Why "can't YOU use them"? Are they much larger...

Why "can't YOU use them"? Are they much larger than you thought in size when you ordered them? Are they 'gray market'/ backdoor' products or do they come fully warrantied?
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 25-08-2010, 13:14
Replies: 12
Views: 2,749
Posted By CastOff
Just the thing for a classic dink! I had a Bruce...

Just the thing for a classic dink! I had a Bruce 2kg that I used as my lunch hook off my Montgomery17 for a few years. Loved the ease of seeing how far i could chuck it each time I decided to stop...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25-08-2010, 12:54
Replies: 10
Views: 2,888
Posted By CastOff
Smart thing would've been to replace the original...

Smart thing would've been to replace the original with a fake bar. But then again thieves are brain dead or they'd have a real job!
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 25-08-2010, 12:52
Replies: 251
Views: 33,120
Posted By CastOff
Best thing you could do is change your avatar...

Best thing you could do is change your avatar picture so you don't keep reminding yourself of what you had. Women and boats have always come and gone from my life, yet I always found another in due...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 25-08-2010, 10:04
Replies: 87
Views: 12,185
Posted By CastOff
Phantom, if I owned 'Mildred Rose', that GORGEOUS...

Phantom, if I owned 'Mildred Rose', that GORGEOUS Olson 30, then I too could die a happy man! Congratulations on your find and purchase she is trully a Bristol looking YACHT worthy of a dock space at...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 20-08-2010, 14:30
Replies: 150
Views: 19,628
Posted By CastOff
Fishwife, if you are talking 24/7/365 liveaboard...

Fishwife, if you are talking 24/7/365 liveaboard crew with all food and visas paid for by the vessel's owner.....most of the younger (25 yrs old and under) crew could be found for $10-$15,000 a year....
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 20-08-2010, 13:43
Replies: 23
Views: 8,946
Posted By CastOff
If you have a hull cleaner dive on your bottom,...

If you have a hull cleaner dive on your bottom, always ask them to clean the prop Protector and use a file on it. They can clog and get dull just sitting underwater in warmer areas.
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 20-08-2010, 12:31
Replies: 23
Views: 8,946
Posted By CastOff
"After that I wrote a very courteous e-mail to...

"After that I wrote a very courteous e-mail to the local marine patrol district manager and asked him to have his local officers enforce the specific laws about placement of crab traps. He said he...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 20-08-2010, 12:11
Replies: 11
Views: 2,633
Posted By CastOff
Tellie, those were some mighty helpful posts for...

Tellie, those were some mighty helpful posts for the OP. I for one will be sure to recall your helpfulness when I am in the market for a watermaker; and know just who to buy from!
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 18-08-2010, 12:08
Replies: 7
Views: 5,048
Posted By CastOff
Wingsail rig looks like a PITA to deal with, as...

Wingsail rig looks like a PITA to deal with, as in trying to drop it down to reef. The friction on the part of the sail wrapped around the mast in a serious blow seems as if it would be significant....
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 18-08-2010, 11:22
Replies: 70
Views: 31,456
Posted By CastOff
And another chap from South Africa did it on a...

And another chap from South Africa did it on a Montgomery 17 named 'Strawzanna' or some such name:confused::D He lfet California for South Africa via Tahiti, and last I heard was he had made Tahiti...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 09-08-2010, 11:03
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By CastOff
I've looked in Brick,NJ and you're MUCH better...

I've looked in Brick,NJ and you're MUCH better off heading further South to Forked River IME. Forget the name of the place(off RT 9 IIRC) but the owner is THE original builder in Taiwan of the Marine...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 05-08-2010, 12:36
Replies: 497
Views: 82,629
Posted By CastOff
I am under the impression from having read about...

I am under the impression from having read about righting flipped cats, that it is very doable with the right folks on the righting vessel's helms. Is there any reason this vessel will not be...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 05-08-2010, 09:57
Replies: 23
Views: 4,677
Posted By CastOff
Makes one reconsider what they have onboard as...

Makes one reconsider what they have onboard as far as bilge pumps go! On my previous vessels i always kept the overboard barrel in the cockpit lashed under the tiller with clam cleats. One pull on...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 04-08-2010, 12:12
Replies: 497
Views: 82,629
Posted By CastOff
Boating is made safer with each year's experience...

Boating is made safer with each year's experience at the helm. The size of vessel one chooses to go to Sea in is of personal choice, generally dictated by the individual's financial situation, not...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 04-08-2010, 12:04
Replies: 497
Views: 82,629
Posted By CastOff
I agree, and you point out displacement not feet,...

I agree, and you point out displacement not feet, to state your case with regard to size. Having spent time aboard all manner of vessels from 2 tons to over 100 tons at Sea, I can assure you if the...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 02-08-2010, 12:36
Replies: 497
Views: 82,629
Posted By CastOff
Yeah, but then that 'table' would blow the...

Yeah, but then that 'table' would blow the fallacy that 'catamarans are safer because they don't sink':whistling: They cost twice as much but they don't sink. So if you buy a monohull AND a decent...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-08-2010, 12:29
Replies: 78
Views: 9,155
Posted By CastOff
I say downsize the boat to a daysailer like a...

I say downsize the boat to a daysailer like a Montgomery 17, and spend the rest of your sailing days exploring large lakes. His family should accept this as a concession on your part; and you might...
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