I've very much enjoyed lurking here for a couple of months.
It's my dream, at this point, to retire as a liveaboard
in about 15 years or so. I've got about zero experience on the water
, but lived in Key West
for a couple of years and really dig the sea and the weather
. So a dream, but not exactly practical giving my experience level. The wife is not yet on board with the idea either...
I may have the opportunity in a year and half or so to get an assignment in Monterey, CA for 18 months. I might be on my own for that, so am thinking about trying a liveaboard
stint as a "geographical bachelor". Looks like Moss Landing is about the only option for Monterey Bay at this point. So, my short term interest is in looking for options on a 35' or so.
My back ground. I'm originally from Ohio
. Did a few things in life, but ended up in the US Army. Was going to do my 3 years but I've been in for 10 years now (as tends to happen), and I will go through military retirement
. I'm married with 2 dogs
, a cat and no kids
, but we are trying. I'm nearly 42, so the kids
will get a well seasoned Dad, lol.
What with deployments and such I think I will not likely learn to sail. And without the wife having great interest, power is likely the way to go.
So, in short, I'm here to learn. And I really hope to keep my dream going!