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jimini 15-10-2005 17:49

Forgot to say HI
 
Hi I'm a wannta-be liveaboard person. Looking for the right vessel but decisions are hard when you live 90 miles from good cruising grounds. Been thinking houseboat but would rather own a blue water cruising sailboat. Have friends in Honduras and Bonaire who live there and would like to sail there when I finally retire in five years.....

Safe Boating,
jiminiŽ

Kai Nui 15-10-2005 21:12

If I recall, you asked about a house boat deal a while back. If your ambitions are to cruise, save your money. It is really easy to get financially married to a boat, so it may as well be one that will take you where you want to go. Living on a cruising boat is very practical (although it does have a few downsides). Sailing on the great lakes, is from what I have been told, a great way to learn, and prepare for cruising. With your future plans, I would skip the houseboat idea all together.

CaptainK 15-10-2005 21:51

Welcome Aboard
 
Welcome aboard jimini,

This forum will or could help you in many ways, in advise!!

This forum has many old salts here on the forum. And I am still at the tip of the iceburg. When it comes to learning about sailboats.

Good luck with this forum. And your search for knowledge. And the right boat?

Regards,

Kevin
CaptainK


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