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Old 14-08-2013, 00:16   #1
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Hey Everyone, New Here.

Hey, it's good to be an official member here. I have done quiet a bit of reading on a lot of different subjects on this forum and I am looking foward to some advice in the future about my upcoming boat purchase this fall. Iam still relatively young (27) and I have a lot different mindset than most people my age. I am very independent and have always been a minimalist. Most of my adult life I have been able to pack most of the things I own on my back. I feel like a sailboat is the next step for me, the same step most people would probably be thinking about buying a house. This isn't just naive dreaming either. I have done some sailing before. Not much, but a lot more than most people my age. I have lived on the ocean for several months at a time and I hold my coast guard oupv captains license. Sailing is not something I am too familiar with but being on the water, the rules of the road and the issues involved with living on a boat are something I am familiar with. I am lucky enough to have a seasonal job that pays me well. Summertime Iam in Alaska fishing and after that I can do whatever I want. I will be buying a boat this fall and I hope to get some advice about some specific things unique to my situation that I haven't been able to find the answer to. Everyone here seems very knowledgable and I look forward to hearing from some of you.
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Old 14-08-2013, 02:29   #2
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Old 14-08-2013, 03:12   #3
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gday gday enjoy the life like the rest of us =)
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Old 14-08-2013, 05:01   #5
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Old 14-08-2013, 06:15   #7
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Welcome, We have several others in your same situation who keep their boats here in the Bahamas and commute to seasonal jobs.
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Old 26-09-2013, 12:44   #8
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Old 26-09-2013, 13:21   #9
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Welcome aboard. Being a minimalist will definitely stand you in good stead for cruising. Cruising requires a certain endurance and fortitude, but the pay off is grand.

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