Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 11-11-2018, 23:23   #31
Registered User

Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Everywhere
Boat: 2011 FP Orana 44 M
Posts: 640
Re: Charging for delivery

I am a "computer guy" to put it simply. When I told one friend that I would have to start charging for tech support apparently the word got out and everyone stopped asking. That was the last time anyone asked me anything about computers.

It's important to not have your personal time abused. But there are other ways to get paid for services than sending an invoice to your buddy.

LoudMusic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16-11-2018, 16:49   #32
Registered User
rognvald's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Now based on Florida's West coast
Boat: Pearson 34-II
Posts: 2,397
Images: 5
Re: Charging for delivery

Originally Posted by Steadman Uhlich View Post
My view: The best things that should be shared between friends are: adventures, good times, good memories, good food and drink, and most importantly, trust.

When money changes hands, it can change things and people.

In my view, a good friend is more valuable than money. Unfortunately when a friend loses money because of a friend, they often lose that friend too.

That said, I have developed many long-lasting, strong, trusting friendships AFTER being paid to do something for someone with whom I was a stranger before.

I think the key is to clearly define (in writing, even among friends) the expectations both parties have, and for BOTH parties to try to fulfill those expectations, and to be flexible enough to adapt to circumstances that may require some changes in plans.

Good luck on your decision, friendship, and Bon Voyage!

You and I live in the same world. Very nicely said! Best, Rognvald

"And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathrustra
rognvald is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-11-2018, 17:35   #33
Bailing as fast as I can.
GILow's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Boat: Swanson 42
Posts: 4,214
Re: Charging for delivery

Just noticed this thread is alive again.

For the record, I took the advice of those here and did NOT offer. It was a hard call. I would love to have helped but the advice given made sense.

As events transpired, I am glad I did not offer, but that stuff was unrelated to the gist of this thread.

The boat is still sitting there, waiting for a crew to take her home.


Have you heard the news? Esmeralda is OK.

I had resolved on a voyage around the world, and as the wind on the morning of April 24, 1895 was fair, at noon I weighed anchor....
GILow is online now   Reply With Quote

charging, delivery

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Solar charging while also charging via shore power? Jarel Design Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 13 10-06-2017 08:50
charging relay for generator battery jerry f Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 2 06-07-2005 05:05
Outboard charging system Ted Beyer Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 2 21-06-2005 18:33
Outboard engine and solar power charging THamel Construction, Maintenance & Refit 2 19-05-2003 23:28

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 15:38.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.