Go Back   Cruiser Log World Cruising & Sailing Forums > Cruising Forums > General Cruising Forum
Cruiser Wiki Click Here to Login

Join Cruiser Log Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 04-27-2012, 03:45 AM   #21
Ensign
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Home Port: Brisbane
Posts: 3
Default

Thank you for your welcome,lovely.
Actually he name of the boat should be Feltz,and not Felts.
__________________

__________________
TonyQld is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2012, 10:18 AM   #22
Rear Admiral
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 333
Default

Far be it from me to appear biased, but I really do think everyone should be looking at a canoe stern, double ender cutter for their next vessel purchase.

I'm thinking probably something around the 33' length with a bit of character but the longevity and low maintenance of fibre glass.

Having a bucket load of ultra modern, new gear and a new set of sails is probably also going to be an important requirement. A professional 2 pack respray for the hull and deck might also be something to look for.

Gee - well if that's really how everyone is thinking - have I the yacht for you!!!

Written all very much with tongue firmly planted in cheek and no ulterior motives whatsoever!

Seriously though - good look in your search. Look at lots, ask lots and when you have finished - ask and look lots further - before you know it - a yacht will catch your eye and you'll know.


Fair winds,



Mico
__________________

__________________
mico is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2012, 11:16 AM   #23
tel
Lieutenant
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 48
Default

I know a man in Australia who has a 40ft-ish timber sailboat named "Peace Train". He named it from the song, and in particular the line...Peace Train gets me home again. That's a good thing to be thinking about when you're buying an offshore sailboat.
__________________
tel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2012, 11:20 AM   #24
tel
Lieutenant
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 48
Default

Further to that, my son was nine or ten when we first encountered Peace Train. He later confided he thought that was a weird name for a boat - Pea Strain. He had never heard the song of course.
__________________

__________________
tel is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bluewater Multi, $30K Or Less? Wiggly The Multihull Club 11 07-11-2011 05:47 AM
New Cruiser airedale The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 8 12-11-2010 04:20 PM
Bluewater Cruiser Recommendations kbenoit001 General Cruising Forum 3 04-28-2008 08:48 PM
Best Passage Cruiser sniper0885 General Cruising Forum 2 02-10-2008 01:43 AM

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


All times are GMT. The time now is 10:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0
×