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Forum: Boats | For Sale 06-23-2022, 01:19 PM
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Posted By JohnS
Cheoy Lee 40 LRC - UNDER CONTRACT

The boat is under contract. I will remove the ad when it is sold.
Thanks all. JohnS
Forum: Boats | For Sale 06-10-2022, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By JohnS
Cheoy Lee 40 LRC now $44,900

Our Cheoy Lee 40 Long Range Cruiser had been reduced to $44.900
Otherwise as in the advert below.
More pics, info, details at johnsboat.net
Thanks, JohnS
Forum: Boats | For Sale 06-02-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By JohnS
Cheoy Lee 40' LRC, 1986, $49,900

Friends, my health will no longer allow me to enjoy La Vita Dolce as I should, so we are selling her and moving ashore.
Details are on my web page, johnsboat.net.
She is a cruise ready boat, and...
Forum: Boats | For Sale 05-20-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 754
Posted By JohnS
1986 Cheoy Lee 40' LRC, $55,000, at Titusville FL

Recent health problems have me swallowing the anchor and moving ashore.
Our beloved La Vita Dolce is for sale.
She is a Cheoy Lee 40' (LOD) Long Range Cruiser. 700 gallons fuel, 600 gallons water....
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-09-2022, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By JohnS
Slip East of St Lucie Lock

Check Sandpiper Bay Marina on the N St Lucie River. Doesn't seem to have a good web page, and is car dependent, but secure. It is inside the gates of a Club Med resort, but wasn't too expensive in...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 01-18-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,869
Posted By JohnS
Gotcha dinner

Thanks. I'll be there. ;-)
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 01-18-2022, 02:25 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,869
Posted By JohnS
Sorry for the late reply. I plan to be there, but...

Sorry for the late reply. I plan to be there, but Priscilla will probably not be. We lost a tenant last fall and I had to spend most of November and December getting the house ready to sell. Must...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2022, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By JohnS
Fender Boards

Weathered is normal, but splinters will hurt you when handling them, and should be sanded smooth.
Treated 2 x 6 or 2 x 8 by 5 feet is usually enough. They take a lot of strain, so I drilled 3/4"...
Forum: Boats | Wanted 10-10-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By JohnS
Preliminary questions

$40K is a low budget, but might be doable, depending on how you want to use the boat.
Dock queen, or cruising?
Don't buy a wooden boat. They are a labor of love, and many marinas and insurers don't...
Forum: Harbor Chat 07-16-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,926
Posted By JohnS
Rum ... and White Zin

White (rose) Zin is a Californication of a cooler climate Zinfandel grape. In California, the grapes are too large for the amount of skin the grapes have to make a red Zin of the expected color and...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 03-10-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By JohnS
Brunswick Landing Marina

Brunswick Landing Marina has recently made improvments to their dockage, and has raised docking prices. You may want to compare.
It is protected from most storms, but is subject to large tides....
Forum: Liveaboards 02-21-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,010
Posted By JohnS
State of residency

SBI, St Brendans' Isle, provides both a residency address acceptable to Florida, at a local marina, and a mailing address.
You may / will need to have official mail, bills, etc. sent to you there....
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-18-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,431
Posted By JohnS
Had a great dinner at The S & S, just up Ave A...

Had a great dinner at The S & S, just up Ave A and left at 148 Depot Drive. Small, great food, great service.
Steak Oscar and roast duck. Yum.
Try them.
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-18-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,431
Posted By JohnS
Crabbys was av45 min wait. We are going for food,...

Crabbys was av45 min wait. We are going for food, and will try to get here earlier tomorrow
Slainte!
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-18-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,431
Posted By JohnS
6:45. Not walking so well. Stopping at Crabbys...

6:45. Not walking so well.
Stopping at Crabbys for dinner. See you after a while.
John and Priscilla
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-18-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,431
Posted By JohnS
Late to the party

We are just getting to the marina. Any plans for dinner or drinks? We have drinks. :-)
John
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-17-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,431
Posted By JohnS
2021 TF Gather

Hi everyone! We will be there tomorrow afternoon, by car.
Priscilla is a little worn out today, did too much yesterday.
What can we bring besides some Flor de Cana?
JohnS
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 02-15-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By JohnS
What are you looking for?

What type of trawler are you looking for / about to buy? What are your timelines and intended cruising areas? How soon do you need to take possession?
We have an 86 Cheoy Lee 40 LRC trawler with...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-11-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,525
Posted By JohnS
One of many problems that GFC overlooks is that...

One of many problems that GFC overlooks is that some of his proposed solutions would only work if there were far fewer people, and others, like the ending of coal and oil, would fail immediately...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-11-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By JohnS
Truckers' hitch / gun tackle

I use a variant of the hitch shown above, which has never failed me, nor has it failed to un-knot when I untie it.
After making the first slip knot, I half-hitch a bight of the running end around...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 02-07-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,431
Posted By JohnS
TF Rendezvous

Priscilla and I will be there for Saturday, and will be there for the barbecue.
Other nights as we are able.
We will be driving down from Titusville, as our starboard engine and trans have not...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 01-23-2021, 02:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,361
Posted By JohnS
Where to buy ???

This stage of looking for a boat may be more about you, how you want to use a boat, where you want to cruise, and what things are must / must not haves.
How much time can you give to boating? Time...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 01-16-2021, 01:29 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,431
Posted By JohnS
Rum

This was the 4 year gold. It was the 1.75.
Looks like I have to find a Total somewhere.
ABC here wanted $32+ for the 1.75.
Thanks, John
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 01-15-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,431
Posted By JohnS
Supplies for the gathering

For those who like Flor De Cana rum, Florida WalMart liquor stores have made an institutional error in our favor.
The 1.5 liter bottle is priced at $21.84, the same price as the 750 ml bottle.
I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,919
Posted By JohnS
Halloween?

It doesn't _look_ too scary.
Welcome aboard.
JohnS
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