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Old 22-11-2013, 07:51   #16
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Re: Do We Sometimes Prepare Too Much?

I think the gentleman's boat in the picture i posted poising the question is the epitome of having way too much stuff! A dog, and he has one, has to put it's tail outside of the rails to have a good wag.

I go for the idea of going and do stuff along the way, it makes life interesting, breakdowns bring out just what the necessities are because really you can get by…


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Old 25-11-2013, 16:50   #17
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Re: Do We Sometimes Prepare Too Much?

Originally Posted by SV THIRD DAY View Post
Bricks sink...sticks float, so you win!

So you're saying this might not work out for me?

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Old 17-12-2013, 14:15   #18
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Re: Do We Sometimes Prepare Too Much?

As one who is currently planning and preparing for a next year departure I'm not sure how the "big hairy audacious adventure" will go but certainly has been a fun process thus far. At least it is living.

Bad day on the ocean or port, compared to daily grind in a cubicle cage. I'm betting that the sea adventure will be worth all that comes our way even if parts of it will be harsh and nasty.

I will have to keep you posted if we have over prepared, at this stage I'm thinking the opposite may be true.... our thought was a good boat will assist in our current lack. Plus by selling everything and starting on the opposite side of the world to home it will be a case of learning and enjoying the journey because that's just the way it's going to be!

This is a really interesting thread and Zeehag the Snake Charmer and Herder of Cats, I really like the attitude you're throwing - I'll catch this approach any day.

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