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So, I want to be a full time cruiser in the next couple of years. What do you do for money? I am seeking that ever elusive "soft" income. I guess I could pull up to a marina and play my crazy comic rock, but soon, I just know, they'll kick me off the dock. So, just curious, what do you do?


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I have taken to hooking. Sure it's tough work but the hourly pay is great and I stay in fantastic sailing shape. The only real issue is that my mast keeps hitting other boats when mine is a rockin....

Someday I hope to save enough to simply live off the interest, until then it’s the daily grind!

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I have taken to hooking. Sure it's tough work but the hourly pay is great and I stay in fantastic sailing shape. The only real issue is that my mast keeps hitting other boats when mine is a rockin....

Someday I hope to save enough to simply live off the interest, until then it’s the daily grind!
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I have taken to hooking. Sure it's tough work but the hourly pay is great and I stay in fantastic sailing shape. The only real issue is that my mast keeps hitting other boats when mine is a rockin....

Someday I hope to save enough to simply live off the interest, until then it’s the daily grind!
I don't think he would be very successful hooking if he's looking for "soft" income (sp?, maybe a "u")

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If the word 'lottery' is prominently featured in your retirement plan, you just might be a sailor.

I am a "sailor." Can you loan me $5 bucks, I am feeling lucky!
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I am a "sailor." Can you loan me $5 bucks, I am feeling lucky!
NO, I spent my money on Rum and lottery tickets. I'll sell you some used tickets tho.
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