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Old 22-06-2011, 01:39   #1
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Hi everyone,

Im chad from florida and I'm thinking of buying a sailboat and becoming a live aboard sailor sometime in the near future. Planning on purchasing a 32-42ft sailboat that will be paid for. I would like some insights on monthly cost. I plan to just anchor in places for awhile to avoid monthly fees on slips to cut down on expenses. What exspenses should i be ready for and how much.

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Old 22-06-2011, 05:31   #2
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Old 22-06-2011, 06:04   #3
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Chad, as GordMay says, do a search of the Forum, including the Cruising on $500 a month. Boat repairs, food, diesel, insurance if you are so inclined, are all high on the list. Communications, by phone or email are often expensive. Renting a car or somewhere to put your car are also an expense. Your mileage may differ.
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Welcome aboard! I'm in the same boat you're in (pun sorta intended) and CF is a great resource, just don't forget about the search function and you'll be fine.
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Welcome Chad,
Good luck in pulling that info together and heres hoping you achive your dream.
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Thanks guys for the warm welcome and information.
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Have you found any answers yet? If not you can use the search engine after my signature.
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