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Old 27-06-2012, 19:08   #1
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Hi, my name is Nathan and I've been wanting to live at or on the ocean my entire life. I recently have taken interest in Live-aboards and the world of sailing.

I'm sixteen, and a homeschooler finishing my sophomore year. I'm a lifeguard when I can get hours, and a farmer/handyman at home on our 200 acre farm. Right now I feel like I am wasting time and i want to pursue my dreams of exploring the world ...........


which brings me to my point What do you think of some "student exchange" type of thing where I stay on a Live-aboard with a family (or something like that)? Maybe 4 months to a year, I don't know maybe more. I guess that depends on who i'm staying with and if the like me Its just an idea, tell me what you think


Anyway i hope you guys Welcome me to you're forum I've already learned a lot.


Thanks,
Nathan
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Old 28-06-2012, 04:48   #2
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Welcome aboard, Nathan! Hope you find your liveaboard situation. I like the "student exchange" idea...there are many cruising families out there. Good luck and happy sailing!
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Nathan.
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Old 22-07-2012, 13:07   #4
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Re: Hey from NC :)

Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here. There are some different subjects listed under the forums heading on the tool bar at the top. You'll probably find some threads on home-schooling under children aboard. Although you sound very mature it might be a good place to chime in.
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Hi, my name is Nathan and I've been wanting to live at or on the ocean my entire life. I recently have taken interest in Live-aboards and the world of sailing.

I'm sixteen, and a homeschooler finishing my sophomore year. I'm a lifeguard when I can get hours, and a farmer/handyman at home on our 200 acre farm. Right now I feel like I am wasting time and i want to pursue my dreams of exploring the world ...........


which brings me to my point What do you think of some "student exchange" type of thing where I stay on a Live-aboard with a family (or something like that)? Maybe 4 months to a year, I don't know maybe more. I guess that depends on who i'm staying with and if the like me Its just an idea, tell me what you think


Anyway i hope you guys Welcome me to you're forum I've already learned a lot.


Thanks,
Nathan
Indeed, welcome. Home schooling is great, and according to most studies gives a better general result than other types of schooling. But your "welcome me to you're [sic] forum" grates on our ears. Use the English language with a little more taste and skill, and you will get a better response here. It's pretty basic -- I guess third grade -- to know the difference between "your" (the possessive pronoun) and "you're" (the contraction of "you" and "are"). Yes, it matters.
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Indeed, welcome. Home schooling is great, and according to most studies gives a better general result than other types of schooling. But your "welcome me to you're [sic] forum" grates on our ears. Use the English language with a little more taste and skill, and you will get a better response here. It's pretty basic -- I guess third grade -- to know the difference between "your" (the possessive pronoun) and "you're" (the contraction of "you" and "are"). Yes, it matters.
If what he wrote grates your ears I guess what I write makes them fall off...LOL...DVC
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Re: Hey from NC :)

The "exchange" cruiser is an interesting idea.
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