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I just got finished watching Ice Blink. What a great story. I watched it with the woman I'm hoping will sail away with me- I think it was a good choice!
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Barn, don't sail there. It's cold.
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I'm definitely drawn to sail places like that. I certainly love the sun and blue water of the islands, but the solitude, scenery and quiet of the north pull me quite hard. I can see myself in a bit of a circle, summers up north and winters down south. The Seattle/Alaska/Baja idea is pretty attractive, too.

I've always wanted a steel boat, too. I know there are drawbacks, but for some reason it always seemed "right". When browsing through the boat listings my eye is always caught by boats with little diesel furnaces, too.
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Well, just so you know, Dave and Jaja have sold their steel boat and built a plywood catamaran with the intention of spending time in the Bahamas...
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