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  1. svpapillon

    Calling all Reliance 44 Owners

    WLV for sale...again Unfortunately, my wife and I have split up and our beautiful Wanderlust V is for sale so as to more easily divide her as an asset...beats cutting her in half, I suppose! I will own and sail another cruising sailboat one day, but for now I have swallowed the anchor and have...
  2. svpapillon

    Where are you?

    We just got back in after more than a week out aboard Wanderlust V. What a great boat! I am so pleased that she' finally ours. Sails great and all systems seem to work fine. Have to update all the blocks and some of the electronics, but at least she can be used as is.
  3. svpapillon

    Where are you?

    All, this is my first official post as the new owner of Wanderlust V - we took possession of her last week and registered her with the Canadian Ship's Registry on June 30, 2009. Anyway, I digress....we are presently at our permanent slip right downtown in Vancouver, BC, Canada. We are right...
  4. svpapillon

    Calling all Reliance 44 Owners

    All, we have updated our user info and will now be known by our new login ID, Wanderlust V Thanks, again to everyone.
  5. svpapillon

    Calling all Reliance 44 Owners

    Ok, I was a little premature before, and my definition of "solid deal" has changed somewhat, but, barring a nucleur holocaust, we WILL be the new owners of Wanderlust V on the 30th of June! MikeGritten the "new" owner of Wanderlust V
  6. svpapillon

    Calling all Reliance 44 Owners

    Wanderlust V will be ours on March 31 Rick/All, our Ericson has a solid deal on it so we will be closing both sales (Selling Ericson and Buying Reliance 44) on or around March 31! Yay! cheers, Mike Mike Gritten s/v Wanderlust V Reliance 44 :)
  7. svpapillon

    Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

    We're away with family for the holidays and wanted to make sure we didn't forget to wish everyone here a very Merry Christmas/Happy Hannukah (sp.?)/<your holiday celebration goes here> and a peaceful and happy New Year! May you all have fair winds and following seas. cheers, Mike & Lynne...
  8. svpapillon

    Calling all Reliance 44 Owners

    Rick, I am not familiar with "ospho". Is this a short-form name for some rust inhibiting product or coating? (Never mind! Google is a wonderful thing......!) cheers, Mike
  9. svpapillon

    Calling all Reliance 44 Owners

    Rick, Wanderlust V was (and currently IS) owned by Glenora Doherty. Sadly, Glenora's husband and partner, Peter, passed away a few years ago after bypass surgery stranding the boat in Mexico (it was featured in a Cruising World article "6 months hard time" back in the Sept & Oct 2005 issues...
  10. svpapillon

    Calling all Reliance 44 Owners

    Rick, we are in the process of buying hull #26, Wanderlust V, here in Vancouver, BC, Canada. After much involvement with Ericson Yachts and the excellent site they have, I have been looking for similar resources for the Reliance 44's. I am happy to help in any way possible to move this forward...