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  1. Squalamax

    Outboard Bracket for J/29

    Yes, Tohatsu 4 stroke.
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    Suggestions for a Maine/RI Hurricane Hole

    Hadleys may seem like a good hurricane hole, but from what Ive seen, its not. Its small and likely crowded, no public moorings and poor holding for ground tackle. Not alot of space for plenty of scope either.
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    Suggestions for a Maine/RI Hurricane Hole

    In Buzzards Bay for sure New Bedford harbor inside the hurricane barrier.
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    Outboard Bracket for J/29

    https://search.defender.com/?SI=74de1cd7-f84e-4aa2-a826-da442969a64a&Action=14&AXD=%2f%2fwww.defender.com%2fProductDisplay%3fprodnum%3d300703~300703~Garelick+Aluminum+Bracket+for+2-Stroke+Auxiliary+Outboard+Motors~172.99 This what I use on my 29. I have a 6hp long shaft Tohatsu.
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    FP: Another “tumultuous relationship”?

    Maybe he's a bit more like Donald Trump than he would like to admit!
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    Holy shit, crazy Redondo beach rescue

    No pictures of the shit stains in the cockpit?
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    Garmin Instruments - Any Experience

    Correct, and some of them are compatible with Silva's previous systems.
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    Boat partnership operating agreement

    I've been in boat partnerships since 1992 and all have worked out much better than expected. No written agreement's needed. I've also been VERY particular who I pair up with. I've also been in business about the same amount of time. The best business deals I have done so far have always been sealed with a handshake.(again, VERY particular who I hitch my wagon to) The deals I have had the most issues with are the guys who want to lawyer up immediately and put everything in a 50 page contract. Nowadays I just walk away from those deals. A contract will not keep friends from fighting......just the opposite actually. Somebody will still feel like they got the short end of the stick even if its spelled out in black and white.
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    Garmin Instruments - Any Experience

    How about you answer the question asked and not critique. If nothing constructive to add, move on. I would be curious of peoples experience with Garmin instruments as well.
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    Boat partnership operating agreement

    If you HAVE to put something in writing............that's already a bad sign. Good luck.
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    YRALIS PHRF Committee Purge

    Wow, no comments from Espo? Someone finally get a muzzle on him?
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    US Watercraft receivership ? (Alerion etc)

    I find that happens a lot at well attended auctions. Or you get some guy who's got more balls than brains that wants to outbid the next guy on everything. Everybody loses except the auctioneer as someone already mentioned.
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    US Watercraft receivership ? (Alerion etc)

    LOL. Thanks for that laugh, was thinking the same.
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    Keel Blocks Winter Storage

    Speak for yourself.......
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    ......another ferro-cement boat thread

    My wife and I bought and lived on a houseboat back in the late 90's. It was a house on a barge that we bought for 15K including a 20' Proline as a tender. Sold it for 20K, 4.5 years later and saved 60K for a down payment on my first house. Had a blast living on it. Worked out even better than I expected! LOL. My nephew on the other hand, wanted to follow in his uncles footsteps when he was in high school and paid 4K for a 53' wooden Mathews powerboat with no engines. Uninsurable, he finally found a boatyard that would let him keep it there for some sweat equity in yard work. I think it lasted 1.5 years before it sank at the dock. Luckily no engines, fuel tanks, ect so no environmental clean up. Despite this, he was lucky it wasn't much more expensive for him. I also had a friend who bought a 34' X 17' ferro cement sloop rigged catboat and lived on it for a bit. This was over 20 years ago and the yard didn't require insurance(luckily) as it was uninsurable. The boats name was Metamorra, but we just called it "More Mortar" He had a hard time keeping bottom paint on the bottom, until he coated the bottom with UGL(the foundation water proofer) and then applied bottom paint. He tried selling it many times with zero interest. He finally bought a house and hauled it and put it in his yard. It was so heavy it sank into the ground quite a bit. Finally ended up breaking it up with a jack hammer. Take others advice. Free boats are far from free. FC boats are a nightmare.