Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 05-05-2016, 09:25   #1
Registered User

Join Date: May 2016
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 2
Hello and thanks for having me

I have been told by everyone that I am crazy and unrealistic because I am selling my home to pursue what is not even a "dream" to me. When I was younger I could picture me sailing a yacht to the exotic places of this world. Now I still have this same picture but due to what I am told is "life" began to discredit this future. I have committed my life thus far for others. It is time for me to do me. I have taken a withdrawal from my job to have time to make a few changes to the house so it is worth top dollar. I am hopefully going to get a 90's model lagoon 35+ or similar* not dead set on this. Planning on moving around slowly but surely for no more than 5 years either alone or with whoever will not be a burden and is willing to come. The long-term plan is to get to Madagascar and see the plethora of unique wildlife. Short term is to survive and do this along the way seeing new species, meeting new people and gaining a sense of what the world is like. Not too fond of the way the great US of A is heading... Apologies for the long read, sincerely--- T. Kuhlmann---

perhaps a new Steve Irwin
__________________

__________________
kuhl cat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2016, 09:34   #2
Registered User
 
Capt Phil's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Stateline NV
Boat: Prior boats: Transpac 49; DeFever 54
Posts: 2,749
Re: Hello and thanks for having me

Go for it Mr Cat! Too many folks stay in one place and dream but when it comes time to make a definitive move there is work, family, financial commitments, a significant other who suddenly doesn't share that dream even though she has said she did for years.
There is nothing quite as sad as being in your declining years, ill, no energy and saying, 'Gee, I really should have done ...' The rest homes are full of them! Phil
__________________

__________________
Capt Phil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2016, 09:39   #3
Freelance Delivery Skipper..
 
boatman61's Avatar

Community Sponsor
Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: UK/Portugal
Posts: 20,188
Images: 2
Send a message via Skype™ to boatman61
pirate Re: Hello and thanks for having me

Welcome to the Asylum..
__________________


Born To Be Wild
boatman61 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2016, 09:53   #4
Registered User
 
MrReedatsea's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Indiana
Boat: 1989 O'Day 322
Posts: 63
Re: Hello and thanks for having me

"I have been told by everyone that I am crazy and unrealistic because I am selling my home to pursue what is not even a "dream" to me. "

Good luck! I am doing the same for the next year or so. I've been a school teacher for 25 years have taken next school year off so I can sail from June of this year until August 2017. After that, who knows?

-t
__________________
Terry Reed
MrReedatsea.com
s/v seaReed
MrReedatsea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2016, 10:25   #5
Registered User

Join Date: May 2016
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 2
Re: Hello and thanks for having me

Thank you. I actually got shivers hearing support lol. I know I'm inexperienced, this just means I will be quite the active forum member. Thanks be to the internet, in all its wonderous glory.
__________________
kuhl cat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2016, 10:31   #6
Registered User
 
redhead's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: PNW 48.59'45N 122.45'50W
Boat: Ian Ross design ketch 63'
Posts: 764
Images: 5
Re: Hello and thanks for having me

You'll find lots of similar minded maniacs here. Sounds like you'll fit right in!
__________________

__________________
redhead 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
thanks for having me david knowles Meets & Greets 6 12-12-2013 16:07
Hello and Thanks for Having Me jaxmariner Meets & Greets 11 19-02-2012 20:52
Thanks for Having Me Peter Richardso Meets & Greets 5 08-09-2011 01:43
Thanks for Having Me Here jdw50 Meets & Greets 3 22-02-2011 13:07
Thanks for having me aboard Achernome Meets & Greets 7 23-04-2009 05:00



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 21:22.


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.