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Old 31-01-2011, 20:55   #91
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I like the Columbia 40', the green sink will ensure the bathroom is free most of the time.

Now if the hull, sails and rigging are good...

You're in!
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Old 31-01-2011, 21:31   #92
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Old 03-02-2011, 20:34   #93
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Thinking of you, Bergovoy...
Although "about" 28 feet might be a tad on the small side for a liveaboard.
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Old 03-02-2011, 20:39   #94
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yea, I saw that earlier actually, and yea, great price althoguh i didnt ask for pics or find out what is wrong with it...


and thanks for thinkin of me.

I will be on the road on Feb 22 afternoon... I am excited and bummed.. rality is definatly setting in...

I am so torn and my life is really on auto pilot..

I still have a destination and i do question it all the time, but without it, i woudl be floundering...

I will be dringing east and south... going thru texas thru Houson onto Galveson to look at boats on this side of the gulf... then driving aaround the gulf and looking up things whenever i stop to eat, and surf to llok for boats in whatever area i am in..


I am totallyscared.. and really would love some companionship.. anyone want to ride share across the countrr???
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Old 03-02-2011, 20:49   #95
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Those Columbias from the 70's don't sail too well. If you buy one you have to be OK with something that is more floating condo than yacht. Maybe that's exactly what you want.
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Old 03-02-2011, 20:54   #96
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Feb. 22 is right around the corner. "Life is an adventure or it is nothing at all"- said by a deaf, blind woman. Not sure if this statement came out of her challenging condition or meant for the general populace....
Take frequent breaks when driving long distances and get well rested before starting out each day. Much nicer if you can share the experience and driving with someone else.
If this just turns out to be an extended vacation, that will also be fine. Get it out of your system and go for it! Pray to the patron saint of used sailboats and you may find your dream boat at the end of a rainbow...or however that works.
Good luck and have a great time!
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Old 03-02-2011, 22:32   #97
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oh, it is an extended vacation.. but ultimately, i will have to find a home somewhere... and then the hopefully the vacation will continue onboard...

Please let me know your contact info and I will make sure to plot you onto my mapquest adventure...
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Old 04-02-2011, 07:40   #99
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I will be dringing east and south... going thru texas thru Houson onto Galveson to look at boats on this side of the gulf... then driving aaround the gulf and looking up things whenever i stop to eat, and surf to llok for boats in whatever area i am in.
The boats are in Kemah, not Galveston
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after driving thousands of miles and through california and all the other states, I am not sure there is a difference between houston, kemah, galveston, etc... I am sure i will drive thru and or into each and all of those and other cities while on my cruise...

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after driving thousands of miles and through california and all the other states, I am not sure there is a difference between houston, kemah, galveston, etc... I am sure i will drive thru and or into each and all of those and other cities while on my cruise...

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I can't tell.....with the 100 horse detroit, is that a sailboat or a trawler?!?!?
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