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Old 10-09-2010, 07:40   #1
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hi im chris i live in florida and am new to this site. i got out of the army and wanted to live the rest of my life on the water . im 37 and if you have anny tips for me i will take them .im planning to sail to st thomas after 4 years of getting my boat ready
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Old 10-09-2010, 07:48   #2
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It's a good thing you got out of the army, they're a land based service, they frown on the whole living on the water thing, that's the Navy's turf, don't want to step on their toes.

Anyway, welcome to the forum, hope it works for you.

What kind of boat do you have?
What have you done to it in the last 4yr?
What's your sailing experience?
What's your crew situation?
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Old 10-09-2010, 08:11   #3
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it a maxi108 built in sweeden av referbished most of it but the motor it has a blown volvo penta sail drive that i cant find a replacment for it .so i put a 9.9 highthrust yamaha kicker on ot
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Old 23-09-2010, 21:19   #4
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Lots of former and retired military on the forum. Thanks for your service. You can live on your boat and continue the dream.
kind regards,
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You are a good age to make a major voyage. Plenty of time for adventures. I wish I had started my circumnavigation 10 years earlier when I was 37. That I would have meant I did it in my Westsail 32 rather than my catamaran. I probably would have done the same trip.
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Old 27-09-2010, 06:19   #6
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you can go anywere in that cat .i am very limeted with seven and a half draft
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