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Old 19-07-2008, 19:21   #1
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Hello from Alaska

I have sailed my Islander 36 in the Hampton Roads area for about 3 1/2 years (evenings, weekends, and vacations). My husband and I finally decided we wanted to become full time cruisers. The house and the boat are on the market and we came to Anchorage, AK to make some money for a cruising kitty. We are seriously looking at catamarans for a boat to cruise on long term.

So far it has been a great adventure and we are looking forward to being on the water.
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Old 19-07-2008, 20:04   #2
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Pretty hard to beat a great adventuer. The idea is it all is supposed to be fun so your off and satrting. Good luck with all the money soide of things I can see that it takes a lot of effort. If you make a plan and you start working it it might just work.

Lots of good stuff here to help you with all the details.
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Old 19-07-2008, 20:05   #3
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Aloha Soon,
Welcome aboard! Is your Islander a Freeport? I got to tour one that an owner was redoing and it looks like a nice layout for liveaboard.
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I think the Islander Freeports are the newer models of ours. We really like the Islander and have had lots of fun on it, but we want something a little bigger to live on. We've discussed for a few years the pros and cons of cats versus monohulls and keep ending up back at cats.
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There is a classified section on this forum if you'd like to list your Islander there.
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Great to hear of the plans being put into action. Go for it!
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Hello Soon2Bcruiser!

Definitely go for it.

I'm in Anchorage, AK visiting this week. Not on the boat sorry to say.

Best of luck,

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