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Old 20-10-2010, 10:55   #1651
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Zee,
Not to worry about draft or mast height going to Hudson,NY. Albany is major shipping port and is served by ocean going vesels, and iswell north of Hudson.
The area beween the George Washington Bridge and the Newburg-Beacon bridge is my old stomping grounds, when I used to work for SEA//TOW. Ranthat part of the river at all times of ay and night. Sometimes went as far south as Statue of Liberty and north as far as Kingston.
If you decide to do the Great Loop, you have a choice of going the Seaway route,or the Erie Canal. Seaway is much longer, but you have to pull stick(s). Twice, if you go into the Chicago River.
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Old 20-10-2010, 11:07   #1652
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I had a delusional fantasy of circumnavigating the USA via shipping the boat on land from Victoria or Vancouver to Thunder Bay
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when i head easterly i wanna go to carib and circumnav that ...
Zee, I'm doing almost the opposite of you. I'll be heading out of FL to do Bahamas, DP, PR, around the VIs, then on to Panama (route TBD) and up the Pacific coast to Sea of Cortez.

I sure hope I see you as we cross paths. We could also trade crew if someone rides with you but wants to head back to Califor ni aye!

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Now that's a fantasy little monkey. Perhaps you could rig a lawn chair on the deck, bring a cooler for coldies and rally enjoy the view along the way...just lash yourself down good and watch out for low bridges!

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They should build a canal from Vancouver to Thunder Bay - then its a fair swoop to the St Lawrence and beyond.
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do unto others as you would have them do unto you--the golden rule-- no one seems to live by anymore--is a very good rule and more folks should acknowledge it as a good way to live.
Nothing wrong with that quote and it is not just Christian. While I appreciate Messianic sayings, this one also translates into the law of karma and even a tenant of white magic. It really is a universal ideal for leading a fulfilling life.

It’s just such a pity that our overindulgent marketing society breeds narcissists who are self satisfying clones. Having this realisation is probably why I enjoy the freedom of being out on the boat with nature and spending some time tunning into community radio stations that still seem to have a bit of spirit. There still are some great people out there; it is just a pity so many others are thoroughly trapped in the competitive greed cycle.

Seriously, the best part of the reason I am currently partnerless is the fact I am not willing to buy into this competition. The way I see it is at least somewhere down the line I might have a better chance of meeting someone genuine?
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Hey, by the way I posted the above comment not realising that at least three pages of conversation had gone up in the interim. Hope I am not disturbing any potential romances or personal conversations with my rambling philosophising!
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If this be hibernation, color me grizzly.

One of the things we seek as cruisers is FREEDOM - freedom to be quirky, unusual, hedonistic, high, to come and go as we please - all of the things discouraged by 9 to 5 corporate America. Music and dance give me a lot of that freedom - not the same freedom, mind you, but a reasonable facsimile. My Zen is tuned up and adjusted. Think Woodstock, without the mud.

C'mon and crawl into my den, mama bear. We may hibernate, but we won't be sleeping.

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Classic I am sure no one is going to complain about having to read the above again. I note hedonistic probably does not equate to clinical narcissism or competitiveness. Probably more to do with following the free life?
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Hope I am not disturbing any potential romances or personal conversations with my rambling philosophising!
Too late - I was just about to confess my undying love for someone on this forum, but you obliterated the moment.

Thanks a lot.

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I note hedonistic probably does not equate to clinical narcissism or competitiveness. Probably more to do with following the free life?
I can't speak for others, but it appears at times that all of the non-conformists are doing similar things, i. e., conforming to the current definition of non-conformity. I'm probably as guilty as the next person, so I try not to worry about it and look for the moments when I feel closest to the deity inside me. Nature, art, love, and play are my starting points.

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Too late - I was just about to confess my undying love for someone on this forum, but you obliterated the moment.
I'm sure the moment will return, within a couple hundred more posts, give or take!

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I look for the moments when I feel closest to the deity inside me. Nature, art, love, and play are my starting points.
Beautiful. You seem a truly special man.

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I really hope to find an open-minded soul mate who instead of dwelling on the trivial would much prefer to relax and enjoy life!
If you're looking, be sure to post a profile on the SSSSSM social group forum, of which this conversation is a mere addendum. That's where you can decorate your bower to attract the right mate.

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