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Old 07-08-2012, 10:46   #1
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Figured this forum can be a useful resource along my journey. Have looked into living aboard several times, came very close a couple years ago. Circumstances are such that this time may be my best chance at throwing caution to the wind and enjoying the frustration that brings to all the naysayers.
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Old 07-08-2012, 11:04   #2
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Figured this forum can be a useful resource along my journey. Have looked into living aboard several times, came very close a couple years ago. Circumstances are such that this time may be my best chance at throwing caution to the wind and enjoying the frustration that brings to all the naysayers.
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Old 07-08-2012, 11:25   #3
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Thanks! You only live once and I regret not having made this leap of faith before.
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Old 07-08-2012, 11:32   #4
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welcome aboard and good luck!
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Old 07-08-2012, 12:00   #5
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Welcome aboard! It's the perfect waterfront property...any waterfront you like!
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Old 24-08-2012, 13:45   #6
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here on the forum.
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Welcome to CF ... it's a great forum and we have learnt a lot from many here! We bought the boat and are busy sailing around the world ... friends and family will think you are a 'dreamer' ... have to do it but do it well!
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Welcome, Running Rabbit! Be sure to scan the "liveaboards" section within this forum. We're well into the living aboard plan and we find it very rewarding.
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Welcome aboard and fair winds on your new adventures.
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Old 25-08-2012, 06:45   #10
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Thanks for the warm welcome, all! I believe I have found a boat that will work well, am settling in on a marina, and a month from now, should be moving aboard.
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Old 25-08-2012, 07:07   #12
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Hey, sounds like you're making progress on the plan! Ironically, the guy we wanted to introduce you to with the 30-footer? He just moved ashore in order to have room to work from home. The exact inverse of your situation.
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Old 25-08-2012, 09:22   #13
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How funny! I am still looking for the right office space... I need to keep my dockage + office at less than my current house rent to make it all fiscally logical (if anything about boating ever really could be). Now that I'm getting in the "small-space" liveaboard mentality, I am annoyed whenever I have to go from one room of the house to another to get something... and I look around and relish not mowing the lawn, not vacuuming 1500 square feet. It's all a matter of trade-offs.
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the best neighbors and the best views. How can you go wrong?. DO IT!
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Yeah, you don't buy a boat and move aboard for the finances; you do it for the love of this life.
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