Cruisers Forum
 


Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 17-11-2010, 10:12   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Nov 2010
Boat: Westsail 32
Posts: 14
Texas Liveaboard

Hi Folks,

I spent most of a year living on and fixing up an old Dickerson 35 ketch with my boyfriend on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay. I worked at a marina at the time and did learned to sail by going out on our project boat and crewing for another boat in St. Michaels. At the end of the year, we took the boat down the ICW to Wilmington, NC and sold her.

Unable to be boatless, my boyfriend, quickly bought another boat more suited to our spartan needs. He sailed our current boat, an Aleutka 26 from Pensacola, FL back to Port Lavaca, TX where she's been slipped all hurricane season while we worked up in Austin. Having made our money for the year, we're back to living aboard here in Port Lavaca, planning to head toward the Bahamas in the next week.

I've enjoyed reading these forums for a couple years, but I've finally stored up a few posts of my own.
rachellay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-11-2010, 10:15   #2
Senior Cruiser
 
boatman61's Avatar

Community Sponsor
Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: PORTUGAL
Posts: 30,790
Images: 2
pirate

Nice one guys... hope the Bahama's are good to/for you both.....
__________________

You can't beat a people up for 75 years and have them say.. "I Love You.. ".
"It is better to die standing proud, than to live a lifetime on ones knees.."

The Politician Never Bites the Hand that Feeds..
boatman61 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 17-11-2010, 10:16   #3
Registered User
 
Khagan1227's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Kansas City, MO
Boat: In the hunt again, unknown
Posts: 1,331
Welcome! Enjoy the ride!
Khagan1227 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-11-2010, 14:20   #4
RTB
Registered User
 
RTB's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Home port Kemah, TX Currently in Brunswick Georgia
Boat: Hunter 36
Posts: 1,524
Images: 2
Welcome and thanks for the inspiration. We're still tied to the dock in Kemah till next year. Send us a post card from the Bahamas! And be careful out there.
RTB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28-11-2010, 14:17   #5
Registered User
 
SkiprJohn's Avatar

Join Date: May 2006
Location: Nicholasville, Kentucky
Boat: 15 foot Canoe
Posts: 14,191
Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you folks here.
kind regards,
__________________
John
SkiprJohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
liveaboard, texas

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hello from Texas Tallswede Meets & Greets 4 16-07-2010 16:01
Hello from Texas Whispering Star Meets & Greets 33 20-06-2009 19:19
New here from Texas Zeus Meets & Greets 9 15-09-2007 16:19
Greetings from Texas Cheever Meets & Greets 1 13-09-2007 11:45
Hello from Texas mike_hancock Meets & Greets 7 28-12-2006 12:53

Advertise Here


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:00.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.