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    Ericson 37

    As far as I can tell, it's the little sister to the e39 and e46. And we really like the e39. But I can't seem to find any other information on them. What can you tell me about the e37?
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    Looking for an Ericson 39

    Thank you. I did make an offer on the one on the Bay after looking at the boat (its pretty rough). He hasn't responded yet. If I haven't found an ericson by spring I'll head up and look at the e39 in the great lakes area. (The other boat you posted)
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    Looking for an Ericson 39

    Anyone looking to sale theirs?
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    I'm considering buying a NewPort 30

    Which is one of the reasons to take the class. The person I was in my 20s is not the person I am now. In my 20s, I wasn't interested in getting to know my boat, now, I'll practice until I get good at it. Now I'm willing to pay someone to teach me things like docking. Do I know how to sail...
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    I'm considering buying a NewPort 30

    Because it's been since the 90s since I've sailed regularly and the last time I sailed at all was 15 years ago. Back then, it was just me, self taught, and being in my 20s back then, I didn't have much regard for whether things were dangerous or stupid. I just did them. Now I have a wife...
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    I'm considering buying a NewPort 30

    When I was in my 20s, my first boat was a 29 ft Gulf. I sailed that down and around the Caribbean. This was in the 90s. I remember a lot of 27 to 35 ft sailboats around that time. Most people may be in bigger boats nowadays but that doesn't mean that a 30 ft is unfit for the job. Hell, the lady...
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    I'm considering buying a NewPort 30

    My wife and I do a lot of backpacking. Any time we have a few days of together, we head for the hills. In fact she worked at REI for a long time, doing part time work there just for the discount. Shortly after meeting my wife, we bought an old 60s Dodge van and we traveled the US for a year...
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    I'm considering buying a NewPort 30

    Universal diesel 5416 2 cylinder. Recently had new filters and fluids, the raw water / fresh water pump was replaced and the Hurth marine gear fluid was recently changed. But the survey said that the engine mount bolts were loose so the engine should be checked to see if it's inline and true and...
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    I'm considering buying a NewPort 30

    Standing rigging was replaced in 2017. The running rigging was all bought new last year but hasn't been replaced. There are 3 big plastic totes full of brand new, rode, sheets, halyard, etc. We are aiming to leave here by August, spend a few months in Mexico, Guatemala and Costa Rica before...
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    I'm considering buying a NewPort 30

    Oh, no. He's asking less than $9k. Which would leave us enough to update a few things. Autopilot, maybe a/c, update the fridge, etc. And normally I wouldn't except a seller's survey (and I probably shouldn't here) but it is the survey from when he bought the boat a few months ago. The fact that...
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    I'm considering buying a NewPort 30

    I sailed a lot when I was younger. Haven't sailed much since the 90s. But my wife and I want to spend a couple years sailing the Caribbean. We've saved up about $20k for a boat and we talked to a real estate agent yesterday about putting our house on the market. Anyway, it's a 1982 Newport...
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    New To Sailing, Just picked up a 1974 MacGregor V2-22

    Great responses! Thanks. Oh, it is in fact a Venture as someone pointed out. V2-22 I believe. I have the sails, jibs, rudder/tiller. I haven't looked at the keel yet (except to look under the trailer and see that it's there and doesn't look terrible from what I can see) I do not have an...
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    New To Sailing, Just picked up a 1974 MacGregor V2-22

    My girl and I have been talking about learning how to sail and the other night she was looking over Craigslist and dreaming about boats. She then looked on the free section and saw a listing for a MacGregor with a trailer so we went and picked it up. The guy said it had been sitting in his...