I'm looking for a marina I can store my 30 ft O'day sailboat "on the hard" with mast "up", who can also drop (wet slip) and pick on occasions (three, four, five times a year) when I would travel from Illinois to Fl to do some intercoastal sailing.
I'm not stuck on any particular area, however...
I am a writer and I am researching information about the 440. I know nothing about sailing and in my book I have my character crashing into the jetty at Garden City, SC
What I would like to know is how fast do they go?
Is it a wooden hull or fiberglas?
What kind of engine?
You can contact me...
Can anyone share the OEM Propane Cooking stove model that Ericson used ? Hull #305. I am trying to put her back to original unless parts are improve someway. Technology and safety are important.
The past owner ditched the stove for an aftermarket backyard refrigerator. Ericson for the most part...
I know that pulling sheets and boat maintenance is hard work and will keep you in shape. But much of the time we are in a port (as now, waiting for hurricane season to pass) so what do I do for exercise? I do AERIAL SILK!
Check it what I do to stay in shape (at 56) and come watch me fly sometime...
New to the forum, I am interested in buying this boat from a distance and I am not sure what the brand is. Can anyone identify this boat from the pictures? Any help would be greatly appreciated!
I have zero experience with boats and I am desperate to learn sailing. My future plans involve sailing abroad. I was originally looking at very small sailboats to learn on, but read a few times that these boats are just as easy to handle. Would anyone be willing to advise...
My name is Jay. I am getting ready to pick up a sailboat which I am acquiring for free. Here’s what I know:
It’s a Macgregor...... Venture 25?
The mast, main, and jib are all there. As well as all the rigging. (I sure hope I’m getting all these terms correct)
It’s on the...
Hello, first I want to introduce myself. I am in college and I have been wanting to sail ever since I did it down in the Florida Keys. I recently bought a V22 for a good price. It needs a little work but the sails are in good shape. I plan to repaint the hull (don't like the color), replace...
Hello, I have a 2008 Beneteau 40 with Raymarine 80 chartplotter and instruments. I am planning an upgrade of the chartplotter and looking for advice.
I am trying to figure out if I have SeaTalk or SeaTalk ng?
Is SeaTalk ng comparable with NMEA 2000?
Can I keep my current transducers if I...
Acquired a C&C 26. Has vire7. Trashed from previous owner neglect due to illness, options try to rebuild it, replace with another rebuilt vire7, or put Yan Mar or other marine engine in boat. Any practical advice that is economical will be appreciated .
There has been a new PEARSON 28-2 SAILBOAT OWNERS group created on Facebook for those that would like to share. The previous google group has disappeared so saw that this one has been created and specific to this model.
Please check it out, join or follow
Hey guys my Strut broke on my prop shaft while I was motoring about the Marina. I think the previous owner did a mickey mouse fix since he had the same problem. I'm looking at solutions to fix this that won't cost me an arm and a leg. Anyone have any cheap solutions to fixing a problem like this?