Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 06-05-2015, 15:55   #16
֍֎֍֎֍֎֍֎֍֎

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 13,056
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Now, of course, comes the most important part. You will need to procure and compare perhaps two or three dozen bottles of champagne, or rum, in order to determine which one to buy for the casting-off toast.


If you do that once a week...time's running out already!!
__________________

__________________
hellosailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2015, 16:24   #17
Registered User
 
funjohnson's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Currently Indiantown FL
Boat: 37' aluminum pilothouse "Elements"
Posts: 1,847
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Congrats! With all that new found time, do you want to help with an aluminum boat project

Matt
__________________

__________________
MJSailing.com - Written Blog
Youtube MJ sailing - Vlog
funjohnson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2015, 17:37   #18
Registered User
 
SV Sailfish's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Mexico
Boat: Downeaster 38
Posts: 137
Re: That's it, I'm done!

__________________
SV Sailfish is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2015, 18:07   #19
Registered User
 
montenido's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Lying La Paz, BCS
Boat: 1979 Marshall Californian 42 LRC
Posts: 339
Images: 4
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Congratulations! That is awesome, especially that you still have until December before you really need to be done. Bravo!

December will be here very quickly. Enjoy these last few months.

Cheers, Bill
__________________
M/V Ansedonia
'91 Californian 52 CPMY
Channel Islands, CA
montenido is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-05-2015, 21:31   #20
Moderator
 
Hudson Force's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Lived aboard & cruised for 45 years,- now on a chair in my walk-in closet.
Boat: Morgan OI 413 1973 - Aythya
Posts: 7,894
Images: 1
Re: That's it, I'm done!

I saw this thread title and I thought it was going to be a tale of giving up, "That's it I'm done!" I'm quiting!....I can't take it any more! ...My attempts failed ...., but no!

You are the champions,- thanks for the reversal of my thoughts!
__________________
Take care and joy, Aythya crew
Hudson Force is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2015, 10:09   #21
Senior Cruiser

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Anacortes
Boat: previous - Whitby 42 new - Goldenwave 44
Posts: 1,735
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Well done hpeer!! Truly what a great feeling it is. Happy retirement on your project. She'll keep you busy with something or the other as long as you have her but now you can push off with a purpose.
__________________
exMaggieDrum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-05-2015, 14:46   #22
Registered User

Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: St. Croix
Boat: Treworgy 50' (65LOA) Customer Pilothouse Staysail Ketch
Posts: 5
Si, what's the plan?

Congratulations! December will be here before you know it.

So, what's the plan? Where are you now, and where are you going with the boat?

Our plan had a minor interruption. We retired in September, but couldn't get ready (including offshore insurance) in time to get the boat to Portsmouth in time to join the Caribbean 1500 rally. We had the house sold, so we decided we weren't spending another winter in Ohio. So, we just went ahead and moved to St. Croix, VI. Good call! Now we have to go back and get the boat and bring it down here.

Let us know what your plans are.
__________________
NotCook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-05-2015, 15:04   #23
Senior Cruiser
 
hpeer's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Philadelphia
Boat: Murray 33-Chouette & Pape Steelmaid-44-Safara-both steel cutters
Posts: 3,900
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Well that's the problem isn't it, so many plans, so little time.

Probably we will take the big boat down the ICW to somewhere and fart around for a bit. My Wife is still trying to keep a phone practice going.

But......we need to take the small boat back to Newfoundland, and we were thinking of going up the Hudson, out the St. Lawrence, up along the Quebec coast, hang a right at Labrador.

But Cuba is calling, and the small boat (and I am Canadian).

Or.....
__________________
hpeer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-05-2015, 18:11   #24
Registered User

Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: BC
Boat: Ferrocement, Cutter 40'
Posts: 20
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Nice, I left the dock this morning as well. Feels good
__________________
hubertstephen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-05-2015, 10:18   #25
Registered User

Join Date: May 2015
Location: St. John, USVI
Boat: 37C Hunter
Posts: 31
Images: 1
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Congrats and happy sailing! It's such a great feeling to get underway.

All the best,

Camile
s/v Obsession

www.mountainsandseashore.blogspot.com
__________________
ObsessionSTJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-05-2015, 14:35   #26
Registered User

Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 7
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Congratulations, Hpeer. Get going

If something's gonna happen, it will happen out there!


Sent from my iPad using Cruisers Sailing Forum
__________________
finalfantasea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-05-2015, 14:41   #27
Registered User

Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: INDIANA
Posts: 199
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Not Cook -- How do you like St. Croix? I had read that the crime rate was very high there, made us hesitate as far as looking for a condo there. We will be getting a boat soon and moving to the islands somewhere. Hope to retire in next 2 years, so have time to decide where yet. Any insight will be helpful.
__________________
In Training is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-05-2015, 15:07   #28
Senior Cruiser
 
Cheechako's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Skagit City, WA
Posts: 19,369
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Congrats! Now the important part; You are not done. Go out cruising for quite a bit so you know what you need to change or add. THEN , you're done. :>)
__________________
"I spent most of my money on Booze, Broads and Boats. The rest I wasted" - Elmore Leonard











Cheechako is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-05-2015, 15:57   #29
Moderator
 
Hudson Force's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Lived aboard & cruised for 45 years,- now on a chair in my walk-in closet.
Boat: Morgan OI 413 1973 - Aythya
Posts: 7,894
Images: 1
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Quote:
Originally Posted by finalfantasea View Post
.......................

If something's gonna happen, it will happen out there!

................................
I love this hilarious line from the "Captain Ron" movie, but don't get lost in the comedy. It usually happens out there when you don't take care of it before you leave the dock.

I love the freedom of carefree cruising, beautiful days and safe sailing, but if it "happens out there" it's likely due to my oversight when I was at the dock!
__________________
Take care and joy, Aythya crew
Hudson Force is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24-06-2015, 19:15   #30
Registered User
 
P30Dude's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Babylon, New York
Boat: Pearson P30
Posts: 87
Re: That's it, I'm done!

Congrats, hope to join you soon


Vince
S/V Flatline
P-30 No. 280
__________________

__________________
P30Dude is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
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
Tell what you wish you'd done when you started. Dread Pirate Roberts General Sailing Forum 23 19-04-2006 16:19
Done! ssullivan General Sailing Forum 13 01-12-2005 10:30
Well done to manufacturer Talbot Construction, Maintenance & Refit 2 20-09-2005 07:21
SCREEEEEAAAAM !!! NOW THATS DONE Bugfly Meets & Greets 5 24-02-2004 05:47
Been there, done that, ready to slow down!!! jjoftheusa Meets & Greets 3 11-11-2003 20:26



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:20.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.