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Is any one planning on attending the Chicago Boat/RV show 9

Post by dlandersson » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:55 am

Is any one planning on attending the Chicago Boat/RV show 9 - 13 Jan at McCormick?

I will be there Thursday and Saturday.

Message me if you want to meet.

https://www.chicagoboatshow.com/

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Post by Highlander » Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:55 pm

Well did u go , see anything new & an exciting !

J 8)

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Post by dlandersson » Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:33 am

In fact, I went twice. Friday for me and Saturday with kids and friends. It was pretty nice and I bought some things. Kids had a great time and ran around for 4+ hours w/o resorting to their video games.

The actual number of sailboats on display was somewhat small, there was a Seaward 26RK. 8)
Highlander wrote:Well did u go , see anything new & an exciting !

J 8)

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Post by Highlander » Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:22 pm

When u see what u gotta pay for a Seaward 26RK & what u get compared to a 26 mac , I,ll keep my M26 thx U :) for a 75% less $$$$ & equally as much if not more cabin space , twice the dinette area table, plus an aft berth , two fuel lockers as to one ! & I could go on but why bother their,s no comparison the mac 26 is way the better & bigger bang for the $$$$

J :)

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Post by dlandersson » Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:03 am

Ditto 8)
Highlander wrote:When u see what u gotta pay for a Seaward 26RK & what u get compared to a 26 mac , I,ll keep my M26 thx U :) for a 75% less $$$$ & equally as much if not more cabin space , twice the dinette area table, plus an aft berth , two fuel lockers as to one ! & I could go on but why bother their,s no comparison the mac 26 is way the better & bigger bang for the $$$$

J :)

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Post by beene » Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:56 pm

Highlander wrote:When u see what u gotta pay for a Seaward 26RK & what u get compared to a 26 mac , I,ll keep my M26 thx U :) for a 75% less $$$$ & equally as much if not more cabin space , twice the dinette area table, plus an aft berth , two fuel lockers as to one ! & I could go on but why bother their,s no comparison the mac 26 is way the better & bigger bang for the $$$$

J :)
True...
But I do love my new interior space for the extra $$

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wcuNQx ... sp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bN6HeZ ... sp=sharing

8)
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Post by 1st Sail » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:41 am

Seriously Beene, that's it, only two pics? I'm facing another pending ice storm this afternoon, and that's after setting the coldest temp on record ever recorded for IL, and the most seasonal snow fall...ever. Don't care if you high jack the thread, cabin fever is imminent. ....and don't worry about power I have a generator for the house. Great pics!

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Post by dlandersson » Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:06 am

Nice, but not a Seaward 26? :|
beene wrote:
Highlander wrote:When u see what u gotta pay for a Seaward 26RK & what u get compared to a 26 mac , I,ll keep my M26 thx U :) for a 75% less $$$$ & equally as much if not more cabin space , twice the dinette area table, plus an aft berth , two fuel lockers as to one ! & I could go on but why bother their,s no comparison the mac 26 is way the better & bigger bang for the $$$$

J :)
True...
But I do love my new interior space for the extra $$

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wcuNQx ... sp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bN6HeZ ... sp=sharing

8)
G

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Re: Is any one planning on attending the Chicago Boat/RV sho

Post by beene » Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:30 pm

dlandersson wrote:Nice, but not a Seaward 26? :|
Didn't fool you for a second eh....

I just bought it....
I was ready to upgrade from my Mac
Kids are gone
No need to go fast anymore
I have a seasonal slip
So boat doubles as a cottage
Bought a Beneteau Oceanis 321
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1F6FEv ... EkahcrtcTE

G

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Post by Highlander » Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:02 pm

Ah so the Cats outa the bag so too say , so I can now comment very nice boat G as I,ve already told u :) , Can,t wait until May when Leon & I fly over from the west coast to crew on ur maiden cruise to bring her thro the lake system just too bad Rocky will not b able to make it ! ,
we got our first snow fall this winter here in Victoria BC yesterday & gonna b cold all week so won,t b working on the boat this week , could work in the tool room as I got some brkt,s to fabricate to re-install my backstay traveler

J 8)

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Post by beene » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:18 am

Gonna be a great trip John

I didn't go to the ORD boat show...

But I did go to several boat shows and did end up buying a little something 8)

Cheers

G

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Re: Is any one planning on attending the Chicago Boat/RV sho

Post by beene » Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:53 am

Oh ya

To answer the next question....

Yes

I still have my Mac 26M

Have not decided whether to sell her or keep her for boating on other lakes as there are thousands of them in Ontario.

With my new keelboat, I wont be able to move around like I used to.

G

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