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Old 10-06-2012, 07:10 PM   #1
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There have to be some sailors out there!! Post pics of your sailboat! Here's my 1986 Captiva 240 in our starting sequence before a race this summer:



Here's my boat at the slip:



Another race picture:

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Well....that is a nice sailboat. I prefer powerboating but hey, as long as you get out on the water and have fun, that's what it is all about, right?

I assume you keep her in a slip year round? Is that expensive?
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Well....that is a nice sailboat. I prefer powerboating but hey, as long as you get out on the water and have fun, that's what it is all about, right?

I assume you keep her in a slip year round? Is that expensive?
Unfortunately no, the boat is in the water from April to early October. The marina freezes in the winter. I just hauled out yesterday and put the boat in my storage facility today. Sad day...



BTW, I've converted many powerboaters to sailors...I won't hold it against you!!
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Well....that is a nice sailboat. I prefer powerboating but hey, as long as you get out on the water and have fun, that's what it is all about, right?

I assume you keep her in a slip year round? Is that expensive?
In terms of expenses, it's not bad. About $2k for the season. I chalk it up as a vacation expense. The social scene is awesome. I'll spend a weekend at the marina - arrive Friday and get home Sunday. Here's a pic of my new racing sail I got this year:

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Heres mine!! The sail never works... So i use the kicker engine

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In terms of expenses, it's not bad. About $2k for the season. I chalk it up as a vacation expense. The social scene is awesome. I'll spend a weekend at the marina - arrive Friday and get home Sunday. Here's a pic of my new racing sail I got this year:

I'm sure THAT set you back a pretty penny!

Do you have any pics of the cabin of your boat?

Yes, it is always a sad day when you have to store them away for the winter. Makes me want to move to Florida!
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I'm sure THAT set you back a pretty penny!

Do you have any pics of the cabin of your boat?

Yes, it is always a sad day when you have to store them away for the winter. Makes me want to move to Florida!
No you don't
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I'm sure THAT set you back a pretty penny!

Do you have any pics of the cabin of your boat?

Yes, it is always a sad day when you have to store them away for the winter. Makes me want to move to Florida!
Yeah here are a couple. Nothing too special.






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Pretty cool!
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Pretty cool!
I agree!!
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