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Old 24-07-2008, 15:33   #1
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Greetings all!

Greetings!

About two years ago I became slightly, then irreversibly, obsessed with travelling the world by sail. I found a new job where I could work from the boat, sold my house and miraculously met a girl (with her two incredible kids) that shared my vision and had previously lived on a 39' Ericson.

It didn't take long to find our baby in Everett, WA: an '83 Beneteau First 38 who had been lovingly cared for. We'll become liveaboards in May and start our travels by heading back up to Puget Sound for a few months then in a couple of years we'll point our bow towards Japan, to which our hearts have somehow already found passage.

As this dream continues to come true for us, we look forward to meeting many of you beautiful people along the way. Cheers!

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Old 24-07-2008, 15:38   #2
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WELCOME aboard, cuba.

I look forward to reading your journal or logs.
If your cruising reality can match your vision & your way with words, it should be an exceptional odyssey, exceptionally described.
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Old 24-07-2008, 15:39   #3
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Welcome aboard, Cuba. You've got this "go big or go home" thing down pretty good.
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Old 24-07-2008, 16:20   #4
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WHat a fairy tale. You make so many envious. Best to you and yours.
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Old 24-07-2008, 16:41   #5
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Welcome aboard. Sounds like things are really falling in place for you. Keep it up.

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Old 25-07-2008, 12:22   #6
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Aloha Cuba,
Welcome aboard! You've found a great lifestyle.
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Good luck
What do you do to make $$$ aboard your boat?
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Old 28-07-2008, 18:56   #8
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What do you do to make $$$ aboard your boat?
Computer junk...I'm a contract software developer. To be honest, I've wanted to do something else for quite a while but I'm not complaining because it pays the boat bills and allows me to roam. It's hard to ask for more than that!
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