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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 19-06-2015, 09:49
Replies: 60
Views: 39,820
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Cheap Yachts and Projects for sale / for free!

last attempt... i'm willing to take a bit of a loss to keep her from the scrap yard.

anyone?

-steve
Forum: Classifieds Archive 19-06-2015, 09:48
Replies: 10
For Sale: C&C Newport 41
Views: 3,985
Posted By ssanzone
Re: C&C Newport 41

last attempt... i'm willing to take a bit of a loss to keep her from the scrap yard.

anyone?

-steve
Forum: Classifieds Archive 17-06-2015, 10:40
Replies: 10
For Sale: C&C Newport 41
Views: 3,985
Posted By ssanzone
Re: C&C Newport 41

someone already committed to buy it for the lead and aluminum...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 16-06-2015, 18:42
Replies: 60
Views: 39,820
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Cheap Yachts and Projects for sale / for free!

guys... she is going to scrap at the end of the month. someone pls save her.

$2500.

-steve
Forum: Classifieds Archive 16-06-2015, 18:35
Replies: 10
For Sale: C&C Newport 41
Views: 3,985
Posted By ssanzone
Re: C&C Newport 41

sorry for putting this back in the new topic feed again... just hate the idea of seeing her destroyed and know someone out there is made for her.

-steve
Forum: Classifieds Archive 16-06-2015, 12:30
Replies: 10
For Sale: C&C Newport 41
Views: 3,985
Posted By ssanzone
Re: C&C Newport 41

Just putting this out there again...

She is going to scrap at the end of the month and I'd love to see her go to someone who will get her in the water.

$2500.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 10-05-2015, 20:43
Replies: 60
Views: 39,820
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Cheap Yachts and Projects for sale / for free!

i bought a 2nd boat a while back as another project and then moved away from SF. I intended to get back to the project but dont see that as realistic any longer.

41' c&c newport fully gutted and...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 10-05-2015, 18:24
Replies: 10
For Sale: C&C Newport 41
Views: 3,985
Posted By ssanzone
C&C Newport 41

i bought a 2nd boat a while back as another project and then moved away from SF. I intended to get back to the project but dont see that as realistic any longer.

fully gutted and ready for refit...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 27-01-2015, 09:26
Replies: 43
Views: 5,875
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Go big or training wheels?

I think the time I spent with a tiller in my hand helped me a lot and was time well spent.

I asked myself the same question the OP posed here and decided my first boat would be a 41 and have never...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 22-01-2015, 12:24
Replies: 16
Views: 3,245
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Hope we don't throw the kids overboard..

Off boat... educational scavenger hunts / adventures...

Find an example of a [photosynthesis, invertebrate, learn the words for hello / good bye / my name is etc, find the local flag and draw a...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 21-01-2015, 14:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,484
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Decision Time NOW!

Sails: MINNEY'S YACHT SURPLUS - WE MAKE BOATING AFFORDABLE (https://www.minneysyachtsurplus.com/)

-steve
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 21-01-2015, 10:35
Replies: 35
Views: 10,763
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Drilling into diesel tank while full?

If you have space for a 2nd tank, I would install one and then T into the deck fill line so you fill both tanks at the same time.

While at it, plumb a 2nd line from the heater tank and T it into...
Forum: Our Community 20-01-2015, 10:30
Replies: 420
Views: 85,138
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Spouse hates my boat

Just a shame that after he leaves his wife he will be vilified for 'choosing the boat over her' which we all agree is not that case.

-steve
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 20-01-2015, 08:41
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By ssanzone
Re: any suggestions of boats for bluewater and tropical sailing?

Short answer... yes. 250K buys a lot of boat and will provide numerous options when it comes time to buy.

Long answer... well, you are 16. You'll learn a ton between now and when you and your...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 08-01-2015, 13:46
Replies: 15
Views: 5,517
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Spraying Awl Grip using Preval Vfan sprayer

I have not but spray a lot of Awlgrip.

for $230 you can buy a gun and small compressor form homedepot (or rent the equipment).

I would worry about even coverage with that unit.

gl

-steve
Forum: General Sailing Forum 08-01-2015, 13:27
Replies: 12
Views: 3,642
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Sailing From Panama East

South into Ecuador is a pain in the ass (well... SLOW) too.

-s
Forum: General Sailing Forum 08-01-2015, 10:35
Replies: 12
Views: 3,642
Posted By ssanzone
Re: SAILING FROM PANAMA EAST

Ya lost me here... across the pacific?

Where does the Pacific come into your plan post Alaska and gunking down the West coast to Panama?

That aside... i'd love to hear about the Alaska leg. I...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 08-01-2015, 10:28
Replies: 21
Views: 10,272
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Costs to Live Aboard

Not to over simplify...

Add to your living expenses, add a few hundred to live aboard and you have your budget.

Your electric and internet and slip fees and food all remain the same... just...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 07-01-2015, 11:44
Replies: 69
Views: 13,147
Posted By ssanzone
Re: What Don't You Like About Living On A Boat?

I second the size of my galley. Even after a major refit which included a galley redesign die a little every time i return to my vacation house and see the 27' of counter top and professional range...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-01-2015, 11:36
Replies: 2
Views: 1,370
Posted By ssanzone
Re: New owner of C&C 35 MKII Seeks Advice!!

I have a pair of Newport 41s and they sail like champs. fast. comfortable. point well.

congrats on your new boat.

-steve
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 06-01-2015, 08:23
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Projects, purchase questions..

When I did my deck nu-teak was in the middle of a rash of decks peeling up so I often for ameriteak and am happy with it all around.

After weighing the installation options I chose to have an...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 16-12-2014, 09:59
Replies: 80
Views: 28,318
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Vessels to consider for circumnavigation

Take a look at the Newport 41.

Easy single / short handed sailing and faster than many other production boats of the same general spec.

Nicely equipped / outfitted will put you in the 60K...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 16-12-2014, 09:22
Replies: 8
Views: 3,699
Posted By ssanzone
Re: What to do with a wounded Saildrive?

Just be honest about it's condition and put it on EBAY. I have considered buying exactly what you are describing and breaking it down for 'emergency spares'.

gl.

-steve
Forum: Marine Electronics 15-12-2014, 13:43
Replies: 35
Views: 3,693
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Instrument Pane - Time to ask the experts

You certainly raise a valid point about Lexan's deterioration. I have a folder for templates so I can easily bang out a replacement when needed.

With not much more work you could lay up...
Forum: Marine Electronics 15-12-2014, 12:58
Replies: 35
Views: 3,693
Posted By ssanzone
Re: Instrument Pane - Time to ask the experts

I dont see any problem but another option would be black lexan which you could buy pre or post fabrication for the cheap.

-steve
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