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Forum: General Sailing Forum 20-08-2014, 18:29
Replies: 20
Views: 2,983
Posted By 10yearplan
First trip to the San Juans

We are settled in on our boat and have spent the last year completing day sails and overnighters and are planning our first extended sail in the San Juan Islands. We have looked into a variety of...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 29-04-2013, 20:40
Replies: 12
Views: 1,796
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: Problems getting insurance

Thank you for the leads. Progressive on the west coast came through for us and yes, cheaper than Boat US
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-04-2013, 11:45
Replies: 19
Views: 5,851
Posted By 10yearplan
MarkSF - loved your post. We had a checklist but...

MarkSF - loved your post. We had a checklist but when we saw our Tayana with all her beautiful teak the checklist was forgotten. Fortunately with all that beautiful teak there was a boat that was...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-03-2013, 22:21
Replies: 52
Views: 6,652
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: Six Months In & Here Is What I Have Learned

Oh I so loved reading this thread, made my heart sore as we are just at the beginning of our dream, will be moving aboard in 2 months. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 16-03-2013, 22:01
Replies: 319
Views: 49,620
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: Merged- Windigo Abandoned. Please Help

It seems to me that posting on this forum is a double edged sword. On one hand everyone is so willing to share with "newbies" and encourage them in their dreams and at other times posters are...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 12-03-2013, 20:32
Replies: 171
Views: 23,789
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: The perfect offshore cruiser!?

Well I will toss my .02 cents into this discussion. I have spent the last 8 years researching this very question hoping for an answer before we bought our boat. I have learned a lot and there are...
Forum: Our Community 09-03-2013, 22:02
Replies: 106
Views: 13,609
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: What are your Voyaging Hopes, Plans, Dreams or Vague Intentions for some day!

We have purchased our dream boat. My husband moves aboard next month. He will begin the process of learning the systems of the boat. My daughter and I will remain land locked until the house sells...
Forum: Families, Kids and Pets Afloat 11-02-2013, 22:34
Replies: 244
Views: 25,213
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: When To Go Gray ...

I had been dying my hair for years and knew that when we started sailing, I didn't want to dye my hair so I talked to my stylist and she had a perfect solution. Last year she started lowlighting it...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 02-02-2013, 22:41
Replies: 22
Views: 6,966
Posted By 10yearplan
Replacing Through Hulls

We will be reuniting with our boat soon. We are new owners and know very little about sailboats. We own a 37' Tayana. One of the first things we plan to do is have the boat hauled and have the...
Forum: The Sailor's Confessional 16-01-2013, 19:44
Replies: 28
Views: 7,816
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: We bought the boat - NOW WHAT

CNC,
We are right there with you, just on the other coast. We have been planning for about 8 years to do this, but the plan was to sell the house in fall of 2014 and then buy a boat however last...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 13-01-2013, 18:18
Replies: 35
Views: 3,754
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: What brand of camera do you carry onboard?

Oh and I rarely have my phone with me and if I do chances are the battery is dead or I don't have it turned on. I actually use my camera more than I do my phone. I deal with people all day long and...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 13-01-2013, 18:09
Replies: 35
Views: 3,754
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: What brand of camera do you carry onboard?

Thank you everyone for all of the input, much appreciated. We are just a few short months away from moving aboard and hoping to buy a camera with some of the money we make during the downsizing...
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 12-01-2013, 21:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,796
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: Problems getting insurance

No we don't have any certs or training. We were hoping to do that with our boat when we get moved out there. I wasn't worried about it since we got the quote prior to buying the boat and nothing...
Forum: Fishing, Recreation & Fun 12-01-2013, 21:25
Replies: 35
Views: 3,754
Posted By 10yearplan
What brand of camera do you carry onboard?

I would like to purchase a good camera to capture some of our sailing adventures. Any suggestions?
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 12-01-2013, 20:53
Replies: 12
Views: 1,796
Posted By 10yearplan
Problems getting insurance

When we were looking at purchasing our boat, I contacted Boat US for a quote on the boat that we were looking at. I received said quote however it took several months to close on our boat but we...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 08-01-2013, 20:34
Replies: 16
Views: 2,157
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: Our move aboard date is getting moved up....Wahoo

We are currently living in Conrad Montana which is about 60 miles north of Great Falls. We have a few things left to do to the house before we officially put it on the market but have showed it...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 07-01-2013, 21:16
Replies: 24
Views: 14,996
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: Seattle/San Juan Islands area liveaboards

Chris, our boat is located in Pleasant Harbor Marina in Brinnon Washington. It is a small Marina and it doesn't have haul out capabilities, the nearest is Port Townsend. They have a website and...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 06-01-2013, 22:03
Replies: 32
Views: 8,374
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: What is the best slip location in a Marina?

The marina is extremely well protected and occupied mostly by sailboaters and fishermen, not a lot of speed/powerboaters so there will be minimal issues with wake and waves. There are a number of...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 06-01-2013, 14:31
Replies: 32
Views: 8,374
Posted By 10yearplan
What is the best slip location in a Marina?

One of the first decisions we will have to make when we move aboard our boat in April is what slip we want to move it to. Currently the past owner is letting us use his slip but he will be wanting...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 06-01-2013, 14:09
Replies: 24
Views: 14,996
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: Seattle/San Juan Islands area liveaboards

We love the area and even though we are newbies with no experience people have gone out of their way to help us. Our boat is in a beautiful Marina in the Hood Canal. It is a short commute to the...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 06-01-2013, 13:49
Replies: 16
Views: 2,157
Posted By 10yearplan
Our move aboard date is getting moved up....Wahoo

Wow, when things are meant to be things can certainly move along. We were plodding along on our 10 year plan with a goal of buying a boat and moving aboard in Fall of 2014 or Spring of 2015 however...
Forum: Meets & Greets 11-10-2012, 22:33
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By 10yearplan
Seatrials on the 37' Tayana on Sunday. Another...

Seatrials on the 37' Tayana on Sunday. Another step closer.
Forum: Meets & Greets 17-09-2012, 23:19
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: Greetings from Montana

We are currently progressing towards a purchase of a Tayana 37. Things are going well so far and are hoping to be boat owners in the next month but won't be able to fully liveaboard until fall 2014....
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-09-2012, 17:17
Replies: 20
Views: 3,267
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: Buying a Boat is Hard

We have spent years cruising the internet looking for a boat that would meet our needs. As our time has come closer to actually start looking at boats we walked the docks and started making calls...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 18-08-2012, 22:48
Replies: 1,545
Views: 523,992
Posted By 10yearplan
Re: Make Money While Cruising - List

My husband is a paramedic and I am a physical therapist and we both have lots of what I would call splinter skills outside of healthcare that we can barter with when out of country. We dream of...
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