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by Berber Boy
Sun May 10, 2009 4:16 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Yacht
Replies: 20
Views: 1436

Re: New Yacht

Puggsy, Great photos (and legs) by the way. I saw some threads from the USA about the damage beaching may cause to the hull. What has been your experience and any advice about beaching the craft would be appreciated. Of course your sand in WA is so good I understand they actually export it to Waikiki!
by Berber Boy
Sun May 10, 2009 4:06 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Yacht
Replies: 20
Views: 1436

Re: New Yacht

You hit it on the head Dutchwinter. That is so true. Anyway the only performance I am interested in is comfortable and safe (as possible) cruising with a little bit of adrenaline occasionally to stimulate my grey cells! We dont have the FDoctor over this way but our afternoon sea breezes can stir th...
by Berber Boy
Sun May 10, 2009 4:01 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Yacht
Replies: 20
Views: 1436

Re: New Yacht

Thanks puggsy. My Farr 5000 is going over to Perth so you may see a yellow FARRST on the water.
by Berber Boy
Sun May 10, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: Australia Group
Topic: New Boy on the water almost
Replies: 15
Views: 2848

Re: New Boy on the water almost

Will try NRMA here brianhar and see what they offer and hope to see you at the GL September or some other time.
by Berber Boy
Sun May 10, 2009 6:31 am
Forum: Australia Group
Topic: New Boy on the water almost
Replies: 15
Views: 2848

Re: New Boy on the water almost

Thanks Mistral, What is this "fast blue" thing I see in the threads! Can you bring me up to speed on the nuances behind that?
by Berber Boy
Sun May 10, 2009 12:44 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Yacht
Replies: 20
Views: 1436

Re: New Yacht

Clemo we are almost neighbours! Must chat about Bateman's. Have never sailed there but is an option along with Jarvis B and St George's. My :macm: is coming with the Johnson Etec 50 and genoa instead of a jib.

Ciao

BB
by Berber Boy
Sun May 10, 2009 12:41 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Yacht
Replies: 20
Views: 1436

Re: New Yacht

Kevin.. thanks for info. Have not gotten all info yet so will add to profile then. Tks for the IT tips Admiral.

Ciao
BB
by Berber Boy
Sun May 10, 2009 12:39 am
Forum: Australia Group
Topic: New Boy on the water almost
Replies: 15
Views: 2848

New Boy on the water almost

Have just signed up and will be in receipt of a new Blue :macm: June 1st from Phil King. Live up near Clemo in the Southern Highlands. Thanks clemo for your welcome. Although I still consult overseas in Africa and Asia Sailing is my destresser and escape from work. Normally sail in Illawarra or Pitt...
by Berber Boy
Sat May 09, 2009 9:16 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Yacht
Replies: 20
Views: 1436

New Yacht

I live in Australia NSW and will take delivery of a new http://www.macgregorsailors.com/forum/posting.php?mode=post&f=9# in two weeks time. This Forum has helped me make a decision about buying this boat inspite of some who mock at it. As a new owner, not new sailor, is there anything special I shou...