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Hull and Rig / Re: Winches - re-Chrome
« Last post by TattooLuke on June 29, 2020, 12:30:23 pm »
Also interested in what you find
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Systems / Re: CSY 37 water tank vent problems
« Last post by TattooLuke on June 29, 2020, 12:25:01 pm »
I think you are figuring right.once the water level reaches the vent then your trying to push water out the vent. Maybe a small tube on top with a T to the larger vent.my tanks are aluminum did yours come in fiberglass fron the factory?
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General Discussion / Re: Antigua 44
« Last post by Soggy Geek on June 26, 2020, 09:27:40 pm »
I finally found the listing.  It was listed a few years ago at $120K, now it's listed for $59,000.  Big drop!
https://yachtworld.com/boats/1989/antigua-csy-44-3247730/  If it is in great shape that's a helluva price. But...

Interesting that the best photos of the boat in the listing (the first and last one) show the name as Camperdown, which is the old name under a prior owner, so you can be assured that those beautiful pictures on the listing with the shiny hull and sails are NOT CURRENT.

That is the first "buyer beware" flag.

The deck is still teak and in fairly bad shape.  By now most people have pulled up their teak decks and fiberglassed the deck.  Teak decks are beautiful when new, but they tend to leak.

You need to ask about the rigging.  When was it last re-rigged?

The layout looks identical to a Walkthrough, and that was our boat.  It's a great layout.  I don't know a lot about Antigua construction, though.

Make sure you get a survey!

Good luck!
Sherry
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General Discussion / Re: Repository of all things CSY - Dropbox
« Last post by Talk Story on June 26, 2020, 06:40:51 pm »
I would love an invite  8)
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General Discussion / Re: Antigua 44
« Last post by Talk Story on June 26, 2020, 06:39:52 pm »
Thanks for the list.  The one I am looking at is Little Wing II.
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General Discussion / Re: Antigua 44
« Last post by Soggy Geek on June 25, 2020, 10:46:26 pm »
Are you buying Serenity?
I have a list of 44 Antiguas that hasn't been updated in a few years.
Attached as a PDF file.
Looks like there was one more made after #16 called Una Mas.

Sherry
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General Discussion / Antigua 44
« Last post by Talk Story on June 25, 2020, 08:20:27 pm »
Hello - I have a contract on an Antigua 44, which I am aware is not quite a CSY, but hope to learn something here :)

I have been told there were 15 produced and the last was in 1989.  Is there a record of which ones were produced in which years?  The one I am looking at is the last one built (ominous) and it would be important for me to know how many were made in 1989.

Why is the resale market so terrible for the Antiguas? 

In there a market for a well appointed, well maintained one?  In other words, would your concerns about the Antigua be calmed by a competant owner, with a maitenance schedule/records and updates to support a boat in 'above average condition'.

Thanks!
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Systems / Re: CSY 44 Pilot House keel water tank location
« Last post by Soggy Geek on June 05, 2020, 11:13:56 pm »
The last info I have on that boat was in 2010.  The boat was named Hellenic Spirit and the owner's name was Angelos Axiomakaros, based in St. Pete.  Sorry no contact info, but you may be able to find him online or in the Phone Book.

I know 2 other (former) PH owners.  If I can find email addresses for them, I'll PM you that info.  I don't think either is still active on this site.  You might also browse through this site:  http://memoryrose.blogspot.com/  and/or try to contact Ron Sheridan via that mechanism.

Sherry
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Hull and Rig / Re: CSY 33 Rhapsody - Keel Inspection or Conversion Port?
« Last post by Soggy Geek on June 05, 2020, 10:50:57 pm »
That's so awesome!  I love to see a good boat with a new and excited owner.  Welcome to the group, both of you!

Sherry
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Hull and Rig / Re: CSY 33 Rhapsody - Keel Inspection or Conversion Port?
« Last post by Capn_Steve on June 05, 2020, 11:31:09 am »
The next chapter of the Rhapsody has begun.  My youngest son just purchased the girl and I must say, I'm very impressed with the boat. 

He closes on it on or before June 30 and then he and I start the long trip through the Okeechobee and into the Gulf of Mexico to take her to her new home in the greater New Orleans area. 

We're stopping in Pensacola on the way back as my family owns Pelican's Perch Marina and there, will will give her a haul-out and pressure wash, touch up the bottom paint and double-check all the through hulls and the cutlass bearing before taking her to her new home.

He and I will be posting photos of our trip and let everyone know how the boat does on the way home.   Pray we have no weather in the Gulf of Mexico when we make the crossing.

The last time I made this trip was was in 1988 bringing a 44 Marine Trader from Miami to Pensacola.  I understand that little has changed through the Okeechobee waterway since then with the exception of the replacement of some of the drawbridges with fixed bridges.  That will certainly be appreciated.

Wish us luck!
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