I have recent become a disabled vet, so money is tight, but my health is returning excellent and since I have about 20 years in yacht service, I can make extra money working on boats or working for the marina, but that work dries up in the winter.
Of course, winter rates are usually lower, too.
I know it's a tough job for me to find a good situation up there, that's why I'm trying to start early and see if I can get some leads. I'll be heading up to visit a couple of times between now and November, and usually a good marina wants to actually lay eyes on you and talk to you, maybe even get a few local references, before committing to you for a liveaboard situation. Some liveaboards can be more trouble than the income is worth.
Thanks for the efforts Sailingdog.