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Old 16-01-2010, 18:38   #1
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Hello, from a Current Liveaboard and Soon-to-Be Cruiser

Hello All,
I've been checking out this site for a couple of years now, have found it very helpful and have a few questions that I could use some help answering.
OK, a bit about me.
My name is Scott, I'm single, no kids, and 38 years old. I am finally living aboard my 42 foot 1979 Pearson 424 ketch in Emeryville, CA. I say finally because I've had the boat almost 2 years and sold the last of my big ticket items and moved aboard in the middle of April 2009. Just as I was getting comfortable, on May 18th I was in a motorcycle accident that broke my leg in five places (ouch). I then found myself living in Sacramento on my Mom's couch in the spare room of her house for the next 7 months (thanks Mom). So for the good news I'm walking and sailing again as well as have a few bucks to finish up my boat.
My current plan is to finish fitting out the boat which includes deciding on a name for her and doing the 2010 Ba Ha HaHa and then heading on to Europe.
Thats my story and I'm sticking to it.
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Old 27-01-2010, 15:50   #2
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Hope the leg is better. Dang motorcycles. I'm the only guy in my family that never broke a bone on one. I stuck to small Hondas thought so that might be the reason.
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Old 27-01-2010, 20:01   #3
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glad you bounced back and still ready to give it a go. Good luck
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Good on yer Dung Heap....
aint bikes great fun tho'..despite the breakages..lol
Keep at it mate, I'm sure you'll have a great time once you cast off....
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