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    1. Banned StormChaser's Avatar
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      01-28-2011 06:19 PM #1
      Mine:


      The Hatteras:


      And half-owner of the Grady:
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      01-28-2011 08:22 PM #2
      mine


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      01-28-2011 10:42 PM #3
      ohhh...a J? Nice! My first boat was a Catalina 30.

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      01-29-2011 03:31 AM #4


      Mine's niicer than StormChasers . The boat has since been completed. I finished staining the seats, cleaning the interior/exterior and its equipped with a Minn Kota Enudra 55 trolling motor. Boats great for fresh water fishing. It was a fun restoration project. The boats as old as 1975.
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      01-29-2011 08:23 AM #5
      I just picked up a Marshall 22

      This one isn't mine


      The surveyor


      HiLiner 222. I don't have any new photos. It now has an outboard on a platform.


      A 12' Whitehall


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      01-30-2011 04:19 PM #7
      Mines:

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      01-31-2011 11:55 AM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by StormChaser View Post
      ohhh...a J? Nice! My first boat was a Catalina 30.
      Nice, probably a bit cheaper than the upkeep on the Hatteras eh?

      I like the J cuz it's cheap to maintain, easy enough to single hand or double hand spinnaker division with competent crew. It is however very uncomfortable so most non sailors will only go once or twice.

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      01-31-2011 07:08 PM #9
      my beast:



      as she sits now, buttoned up for winter:

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      01-31-2011 07:09 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by GeoffD View Post
      I just picked up a Marshall 22

      This one isn't mine
      pics please
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      01-31-2011 07:13 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Spinnaker View Post
      Nice, probably a bit cheaper than the upkeep on the Hatteras eh?
      Yeah, the Cat was a LOT cheaper to maintain and run. But there's no way I'd want to live on a C30. funny, the Grady gets used a LOT more than that Hatt. I think we put close to 500 hours on the Grady last year.

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      02-01-2011 05:30 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by StormChaser View Post
      Yeah, the Cat was a LOT cheaper to maintain and run. But there's no way I'd want to live on a C30. funny, the Grady gets used a LOT more than that Hatt. I think we put close to 500 hours on the Grady last year.
      Do you live on the Hatt? I would be putting a lot more hours on the Grady just on gas purposes alone

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      02-01-2011 05:41 PM #13
      Yeah, i do now...exwife got the house, I got the boat...I think I WON!

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      02-01-2011 05:52 PM #14
      And the Grady actually burns MORE fuel per hour but gets more mpgs.

      Hatt = 10gph at 10knots (1mpg)*
      Grady = 15gph at 30 knots (2mpg)

      *Hatts official factory cruise is 13.5 knots at 20gph but i choose a more fuel efficient/slower speed most of the time).

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      02-02-2011 02:08 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by StormChaser View Post
      And the Grady actually burns MORE fuel per hour but gets more mpgs.

      Hatt = 10gph at 10knots (1mpg)*
      Grady = 15gph at 30 knots (2mpg)

      *Hatts official factory cruise is 13.5 knots at 20gph but i choose a more fuel efficient/slower speed most of the time).
      Yeah but what do you get on the Grady cruising at 10 knots?

      I think you did win

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      02-02-2011 03:57 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Spinnaker View Post
      Yeah but what do you get on the Grady cruising at 10 knots?
      At 10 knots, I get BORED on the Grady.

      With a top end of 48 at 35gph, she's not FAST but we do run her pretty hard.

    16. 02-02-2011 04:42 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by StormChaser View Post
      At 10 knots, I get BORED on the Grady.

      With a top end of 48 at 35gph, she's not FAST but we do run her pretty hard.
      Do I read that correctly as 1.3 mpg?

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      02-02-2011 04:44 PM #18
      Yup,. which is pretty good for a boat at WOT.

    18. 02-02-2011 04:48 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by StormChaser View Post
      Yup,. which is pretty good for a boat at WOT.

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      02-02-2011 04:53 PM #20
      Well to give you and idea, a friends Viking 65 burns 165 gallons per hour at WOT making 45 knots, or about 0.28mpg. That's over $575 per hour in fuel.

    20. 02-02-2011 05:01 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by StormChaser View Post
      Well to give you and idea, a friends Viking 65 burns 165 gallons per hour at WOT making 45 knots, or about 0.28mpg. That's over $575 per hour in fuel.
      That is just obscene.

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      02-02-2011 05:46 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by StormChaser View Post
      Well to give you and idea, a friends Viking 65 burns 165 gallons per hour at WOT making 45 knots, or about 0.28mpg. That's over $575 per hour in fuel.
      I have a client who puts $1200 of diesel in his searay every other week. It's nice to drink the cocktails on deck but dam.

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      02-02-2011 06:15 PM #23
      My last fill-up was slightly north of $2,500. of course I was running on fumes to get rid of old fuel and took on 750 gallons!

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      02-02-2011 09:09 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by StormChaser View Post
      My last fill-up was slightly north of $2,500. of course I was running on fumes to get rid of old fuel and took on 750 gallons!
      750 gallons! How often you fill that bad girl up? I go through roughly 1.5 gallons a year haha

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      02-02-2011 09:21 PM #25
      Depends on how much I use her. That 750 gallons is good for about 75 hours of running. Honestly I end up on the Grady a lot more and the Hatt only went out about 10 maybe 15 times in the past year.

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