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2 Days Ago 05:42 PM
wavestimulus
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

Thanks for posting the video, found it interesting as I am currently preparing to switch from "home-land" to permanent liveaboard,
and
I have a question for Shadowraiths (couldn't send a PM, not enough posts), or to anybody living in California, as I am in the SF bay area, I am wondering how you handle the "official" address in California, for the DMV for example? Do you use a mail forwarding company with a street address like mailnetwork.com, mailmoreca.com, etc. ?
1 Week Ago 02:13 PM
travlineasy
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

I love my Go Pro Hero - it can really produce some fantastic vids, both boating and non-boating. I just shot the interior of my old bucket and posted it so my friends could see first hand where the old man spends much of his time.


All the best,

Gary
1 Week Ago 09:21 PM
shadowraiths
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

10-07-2015 08:19 PM
shadowraiths
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

Okay, I did not "redo" my galley. However, since I cleared out the hanging locker, I decided to convert it to a pantry using the left over wood from my galley/table projects from last summer.

Here is the final result.


Next up? Considering what it would take to insulate her... or not.

P.s., no more crates in the cockpit or on the deck.

P.s.s. oh and. I learned how to repair a head (not mine, I don't have one). lol
08-29-2015 04:06 PM
shadowraiths
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

Yet another mini update.

Yes, still living aboard and still loving it. Having spent time visiting friends with power boats and all the problems that appear to come with them, I am having second thoughts about moving up. While my sailboat is tiny, it is actually pretty spacious for "just me." And importantly, it's nearly maintenance free. That is, no inboard engine to worry about, or other things that could break.

At times, I get the urge to redo my galley. Again. And I may, still do so. But for now, all is fine. I inherited an induction stove top, which, atm, fits perfectly in the icebox cutout, so no counter space is lost when I'm not cooking. I also inherited more canvas, so my boat is now almost completely under cover. Which means a cooler cabin/v-berth now and a warmer cabin/v-berth in the winter.

Speaking of... with winter approaching... slowly, I might add (it was 99 yesterday)... I've been toying with yet a few geeky-type projects. We'll see.

So, that's my mini-update for now. Hope all have been having a great summer! I have!
05-04-2015 02:39 AM
shadowraiths
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...


Picture of moon from cockpit
04-26-2015 11:05 PM
blowinstink
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

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Originally Posted by shadowraiths View Post
Very mini update.

And finally, I am still keeping an eye out to move up to, yes, a power boat.

Hmmm, that's about it for now.
SHADY! A powerboat? Well, nice to get an update anyway. Maybe one of these days they will get chat running again and we can all catch up.

Happy spring!
04-26-2015 10:55 PM
Eric
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

See !! Was it Markwesti ? Or Jack ? I can't tell, I'm so new at this. So forgive me to the person who replied to me. And thanx again !!
04-26-2015 10:45 PM
Eric
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

Hey sailing Jackson, how u doin ? I'm not sure how to put this ? On another string or whatever. This is my first blog, so it's difficult to find out things. Or at least how to ask.
04-26-2015 03:00 PM
shadowraiths
Re: Just beginning to shop around... would love feedback/ideas...

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Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
Crates stacked outside often give liveaboards a bad name, which can then contribute to limitation on the number of liveaboard slips available, or worse, anchoring restrictions. maybe your location is different
Yeah, I agree. I'm moving them anyway bc I really do not like the clutter.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
Make that move down.
Not sure what you mean by this?

Eta ~ ^ nm, got it. lol
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