Anyone With a Catamaran in Ft. Lauderdale? - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Out There > Chartering
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 12-30-2012
RTB's Avatar
RTB RTB is offline
TROUBLE
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 432
Thanks: 7
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Rep Power: 6
RTB is on a distinguished road
Anyone With a Catamaran in Ft. Lauderdale?

This is an unusual request, but a sincere one.

I have a good friend in a bit of an unhappy situation with his wife of 10 years. Together, they have been building a catamaran for the past two years. Although, still not complete, it is close to being ready to splash.

Without going into details, my friend is looking for a catamaran in the Ft. Lauderdale area to meet with his wife next thursday morning. He is hoping to win her back, and not throw away their dream that is so close to being finished.

If all goes well, it would be for a few hours. He is willing to pay $200.00 cash just to use the boat as a meeting place. I guess the only thing is to stress that they would be just sitting on the boat at the dock talking...

If you want to throw in some violin players, a bottle of vino, a chef and gourmet meal, that would be great! Just kidding....

From my friend-

Yes, good thinking, Ralph.

If I can find something out by the ICW (rather than in the Canals) all the better too, because it will have a nice breeze and have all that magic of the ocean.

I do kind of need a catamaran though, so when it does click, I can remind her that we have one of these, mostly done, just sitting around and that the dream (it was her dream - she chose it) is still there and waiting. That it doesn't have to end because of a little money setback.

I also have to be careful of large powerboats. That will just trigger bad memories for her. She wasn't a fan of working on megayachts.

But if anyone can broadcast this request out far and wide to anyone they know it Fort Lauderdale, it would be extremely helpful. I'm a man trying to save his wife and his marriage.

Please Help Me to Save This If You Can!


Ralph
http://www.sailblogs.com/member/brogdon/
__________________
S/V FUGUE
HUNTER 36
KEMAH, TX

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by RTB; 12-30-2012 at 06:31 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 01-20-2013
TropicCat's Avatar
Senior Pirate
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Cape Canaveral, FL
Posts: 2,436
Thanks: 5
Thanked 14 Times in 14 Posts
Rep Power: 7
TropicCat is on a distinguished road
Re: Anyone With a Catamaran in Ft. Lauderdale?

From what your friend shared with me, his issue isn't a catamaran, it's dealing with the single guy who's been hitting on his wife. At this point, his marriage may be at such a low that it's irretrievable.
__________________
Tropic Cat

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 01-21-2013
smackdaddy's Avatar
Last Man Standing
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 13,515
Thanks: 98
Thanked 97 Times in 91 Posts
Rep Power: 9
smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough
Re: Anyone With a Catamaran in Ft. Lauderdale?

I read about this over at stuff. Seriously sad stuff RTB. You're a good dude for trying to help him out.

I swear, man, I've seen so very few "building my own boat" things turn out well. I'm a firm believer in buy and go. This whole thing just underscores that.

Fair winds to Sully.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 01-21-2013
bljones's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: South Coast Ontario
Posts: 8,189
Thanks: 32
Thanked 73 Times in 66 Posts
Rep Power: 8
bljones has a spectacular aura about bljones has a spectacular aura about
Re: Anyone With a Catamaran in Ft. Lauderdale?

Now stuffiminto is inaccessible to add to Sully's woes.
__________________
It's 5 o'clock somewhere:


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 01-21-2013
RTB's Avatar
RTB RTB is offline
TROUBLE
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 432
Thanks: 7
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Rep Power: 6
RTB is on a distinguished road
Re: Anyone With a Catamaran in Ft. Lauderdale?

Quote:
Originally Posted by TropicCat View Post
From what your friend shared with me, his issue isn't a catamaran, it's dealing with the single guy who's been hitting on his wife. At this point, his marriage may be at such a low that it's irretrievable.
Do you have an email for him? Ask him what's up with the site?
__________________
S/V FUGUE
HUNTER 36
KEMAH, TX

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 01-21-2013
bljones's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: South Coast Ontario
Posts: 8,189
Thanks: 32
Thanked 73 Times in 66 Posts
Rep Power: 8
bljones has a spectacular aura about bljones has a spectacular aura about
Re: Anyone With a Catamaran in Ft. Lauderdale?

Jeez, everything sully touches lately seems to be crashing. He started a thread on multihulls4us earlier today, and now Multihulls is down.
__________________
It's 5 o'clock somewhere:


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 01-21-2013
smackdaddy's Avatar
Last Man Standing
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 13,515
Thanks: 98
Thanked 97 Times in 91 Posts
Rep Power: 9
smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough
Re: Anyone With a Catamaran in Ft. Lauderdale?

Quote:
Originally Posted by RTB View Post
Do you have an email for him? Ask him what's up with the site?
Well that sucks. You had some good threads going on over there Ralph. I liked to check in on them.

Start some of those here.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 01-21-2013
RTB's Avatar
RTB RTB is offline
TROUBLE
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 432
Thanks: 7
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Rep Power: 6
RTB is on a distinguished road
Re: Anyone With a Catamaran in Ft. Lauderdale?

Quote:
Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post

Start some of those here.
Maybe a BFS post, if we ever do the 150 mile crossing from here in Carrabelle to Clearwater. Seriously, I'll be trying to avoid any bad stuff though. My wife isn't so comfortable offshore....

If any members are in this area, stop by the boat for a beer. It's a nice little hang out here. http://www.c-quartersmarina.com/

Ralph
http://www.sailblogs.com/member/brogdon/
__________________
S/V FUGUE
HUNTER 36
KEMAH, TX

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by RTB; 01-21-2013 at 01:31 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ft. Lauderdale to NYC opensailor Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 6 03-03-2012 11:32 AM
Daysail Ft Lauderdale 1/6 WanderingStar Crew Wanted/Available 11 01-07-2009 05:09 PM
Montauk, LI to Ft. Lauderdale navtron Crew Wanted/Available 0 09-15-2001 07:38 AM
NY to FT. Lauderdale by ICW navtron Chartering 0 08-13-2001 12:28 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:07 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.