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Forum: Prairie 02-19-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,413
Posted By Sortie
Sue Marie

Sue Marie is under contract, pending a sea trial and a survey. This is turning into an emotional event, but I guess I expected that.
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 02-19-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,956
Posted By Sortie
Sue Marie is under contract pending a sea trial...

Sue Marie is under contract pending a sea trial and a survey. I will keep you posted. Thanks for the interest and the kind comments. Not giving up my dreams, just going in a different direction, some...
Forum: Boats | For Sale & Wanted 02-12-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,956
Posted By Sortie
Prairie 29' trawler

My Prairie 29, hull #6 is for sale, She was built in 1978 and has had two owners. My wife and I purchased her in 2010 with the intent to extensively cruise the coast of Florida. We set to upgrade her...
Forum: Prairie 02-07-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,413
Posted By Sortie
Praire 29 for Sale in Florida

Prairie 29,hull # 6 for sale in central east coast of Florida. Sue Marie has undergone an extensive re do by her owner. This two owner boat is ready to go. She is back in the water after a new bottom...
Forum: Prairie 01-19-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By Sortie
Baker, I have replaced my fuel tanks. You can NOT...

Baker, I have replaced my fuel tanks. You can NOT lift the tanks sufficiently to do anything with the plywood. We emptied the tanks, cut them up and replaced them with slightly smaller tanks. Went...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 11-30-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,426
Posted By Sortie
Pac Mule; Your boat William was replaced with a...

Pac Mule; Your boat William was replaced with a 37 LNVT, named John Williams. If you go to the LNVT web page and look up 37 LNVT #68.


John,
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 11-25-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 26,241
Posted By Sortie
Parks, I have had the pleasure since 2000 to be...

Parks, I have had the pleasure since 2000 to be front row seat for these epic launches. Run a 47 passenger tour boat, the launches especially at night are awesome. The space X boaster landings are...
Forum: Prairie 10-29-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By Sortie
:dance: As long as your polite.LOL. Be delighted...

:dance: As long as your polite.LOL. Be delighted to show you the SUE Marie. I think you will find the design to be ideal for your needs. Live in Merritt Island, right next to Port Canaveral The boat...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By Sortie
Brownnell Boat Works from Mattappoisett Mass...

Brownnell Boat Works from Mattappoisett Mass invented the hydrologic trailer. Used their system for over 40 years. As Ken said never designed or intended to use pads for lifting. The trailer itself...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Sortie
Along the RI and mass coastline as you travel...

Along the RI and mass coastline as you travel toward Maine, you will a number of quality marinas, with easy access to the two major airports. They are Logan in Boston, and TFGreen in Warwick. It is...
Forum: Prairie 03-29-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,622
Posted By Sortie
nine is number 6.

nine is number 6.
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-01-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 18,288
Posted By Sortie
It is with real sadness that I have to withdraw...

It is with real sadness that I have to withdraw from this event. I have a sever sinus infection that has me down and out. The meds are starting to work, however I just don't trust myself in a long...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,692
Posted By Sortie
She passed on August 10th 2015,4 days before our...

She passed on August 10th 2015,4 days before our 50th anniversary. Used to do a lot of darkroom photo work. Good thought to go back into that mode.
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,692
Posted By Sortie
Work on my Mustang 5.0. 1988 Convertible, with...

Work on my Mustang 5.0. 1988 Convertible, with some modifications. Yard work, clubs and lodges. Anything to stay busy. Since my wife passed, it best to keep busy. Thinking about a motor home for a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,190
Posted By Sortie
The OP is from Monroe TWP. NJ. He has a video...

The OP is from Monroe TWP. NJ. He has a video made in Calf. from U-Tube. That is my take. That slip is designed for Bow entry.


John
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 12-31-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 18,288
Posted By Sortie
Donna, I am traveling single handed from Merritt...

Donna, I am traveling single handed from Merritt Island. If you would feel more secure, we could buddy down. Most marinas will send someone to assist when you request it.


John
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,006
Posted By Sortie
Moved here in 2000, never heard of any such rule....

Moved here in 2000, never heard of any such rule. Sounds like a scam
. John
Forum: Liveaboards 11-27-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,664
Posted By Sortie
Also look at Cocoa Village in Cocoa village,...

Also look at Cocoa Village in Cocoa village, excellent facility and location. There are two marinas with liveaboard in Port Canaveral. Closer to Melbourne than Vero Beach is Sebastian. Active Captain...
Forum: Liveaboards 11-27-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,664
Posted By Sortie
There are a number of liveaboards. They do have a...

There are a number of liveaboards. They do have a fee,not sure the amount. It is a clean marina and full service. Great spot for protection from major storms.


John
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 14,476
Posted By Sortie
Retired school principal, middle level, in 2000...

Retired school principal, middle level, in 2000 after 35 years in public education. We moved from Mass to East Central Florida for the climate and the year round boating.
Been boating/fishing...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 09-28-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 18,288
Posted By Sortie
Don, I was counting on that award.

Don, I was counting on that award.
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 09-27-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 18,288
Posted By Sortie
Don, Will be there. John

Don, Will be there.
John
Forum: Prairie 09-22-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,305
Posted By Sortie
Thank you for sharing, nice enjoy. They are easy...

Thank you for sharing, nice enjoy. They are easy handling.


John
Forum: Prairie 09-22-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,305
Posted By Sortie
Welcome aboard and congratulations on your new...

Welcome aboard and congratulations on your new boat. Sounds like she has been well cared for. My Prairie 29 was also built in 1978. Mine is hull #6.


Again, welcome aboard.


John
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Sortie
Spent the majority of my life boating out of...

Spent the majority of my life boating out of Westport, Mass. Lots of trips to Newport. Fond memories of the sailing town with the drinking problem or other way around. My favorite memories is of the...
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