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Search: Posts Made By: saltydawg
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 08-13-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 3,396
Posted By saltydawg
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_W1Qol_FAO5w/S6q8NDVTmxI/...

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Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 06-23-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By saltydawg
I completely disagree. When we were in our 20's...

I completely disagree. When we were in our 20's and cruising (east coast, bahamas, etc) we were on the hunt for other young couples and all we met were families with kids (and of course the gaggles...
Forum: Living Aboard 06-23-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 3,114
Posted By saltydawg
I moved aboard when I was 25 too. Now I am (ahem)...

I moved aboard when I was 25 too. Now I am (ahem) 37, married, one kid and one on the way and still aboard. Never regretted a minute. We were lucky enough that as my now husband and I were both...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 06-22-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 4,584
Posted By saltydawg
We live aboard a St. Francis 44 cat with our now...

We live aboard a St. Francis 44 cat with our now 6 year old son and a baby on the way. Planning to cruise again when baby is 2.
While we have a separate cabin for our son, he doesn't use it yet....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-03-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 5,313
Posted By saltydawg
svartsvensk, We live aboard in Annapolis...

svartsvensk,

We live aboard in Annapolis with our son and until last fall out 50-pound mutt as well (he died at age 15). I am also in the tv biz (but decided to go without one on board for the...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-27-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By saltydawg
Baby Born Aboard!

Sorry if this was already posted elsewhere on the forum, but I wanted to share this news items and give a big YOU GO MAMA to this fellow boat mom who just birthed her second child aboard.
Baby girl...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-27-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,370
Posted By saltydawg
Interesting... so share some more on how you do...

Interesting... so share some more on how you do it? Do you have cars? Where do you get your mail? I guess the "things" we may have around the marina (hulahoops and tricycles) and things we'd gladly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-27-2009
Replies: 142
Views: 12,582
Posted By saltydawg
Funny you should ask... I just had a reunion with...

Funny you should ask... I just had a reunion with my first adn wrote about it here with photos...
Zach Aboard: My First (http://zachaboard.blogspot.com/2009/07/my-first.html) (it was a MiniFish and...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-20-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By saltydawg
What a great story about your 15 year old! Next...

What a great story about your 15 year old! Next step, sit down and watch the DVD Morning Light with him about the group of teens who did the TransPac race. Then have him read Dove, then... oh yes,...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-16-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By saltydawg
Oooo, I love this! I remember teaching kids with...

Oooo, I love this! I remember teaching kids with special needs and learning disorders to sail when I was in my early 20's. Kids with serious ADHD, OCD, dyslexia, etc etc. It was the first time in a...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-13-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,370
Posted By saltydawg
That's where I grew up and just visited last week...

That's where I grew up and just visited last week with my son. I live in Annapolis...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-13-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,370
Posted By saltydawg
Thanks for the good sound advice. Eryka, I think...

Thanks for the good sound advice. Eryka, I think you are aboard so close to my dock you can almost see our boat from your marina.
Right now we're keeping it simple and playing it by ear.
It's...
Forum: Learning to Sail 07-12-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By saltydawg
Teaching the next generation

What a rush! This week my family dug up (quite literally) my little minifish sailboat that I first sailed and learned on when I was about 10 years old. We cleaned her up and took my son and niece out...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-29-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 41,913
Posted By saltydawg
The best thing you can do is start going to boat...

The best thing you can do is start going to boat shows and demo days and even do a charter trip or two. You need to feel them out yourself and see which one works for you.

I will agree that...
Forum: Living Aboard 06-29-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,370
Posted By saltydawg
Question That Liveaboard Look...?

Ok, so I confess... we have a tomato plant on the dock. I am trying to find that balance between homey and floating trailer trash.

So where is that line? If we built a small "work bench" type...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-29-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,934
Posted By saltydawg
Looks like you all had a lovely time! Thanks for...

Looks like you all had a lovely time! Thanks for sharing the photos! Next time, just keep going.... and going... and going...

:)
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-26-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,178
Posted By saltydawg
Hey Eryka, Looking at that view in your photo,...

Hey Eryka,
Looking at that view in your photo, it seems we're neighbors :)
We're over at the Wet Dog all the time chowing down and playing in the park... maybe we'll see you around.
Forum: Living Aboard 06-25-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By saltydawg
Cruisingdad - those boys are about as cute as...

Cruisingdad - those boys are about as cute as they come! Are you all on board full time? I wish we had more kiddos around here in the Chesapeake. Our little guy has tons of friends, but mostly land...
Forum: Living Aboard 06-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By saltydawg
Here's the deal with our overflow vent scenario. ...

Here's the deal with our overflow vent scenario.

On the starboard side we could use the deck fill rather than filling from inside, but our overflow is a tube under the bathroom sink, still vents...
Forum: Living Aboard 06-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By saltydawg
We have a deck fill, but it really requires two...

We have a deck fill, but it really requires two people (or one who isn't getting interrupted constantly by a 5 year old) because we have no way of monitoring when the tank if full from up on deck...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-23-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,178
Posted By saltydawg
We got our butts kicked Sunday trying to kayak...

We got our butts kicked Sunday trying to kayak out of a back country camp site as Assateague Island National Seashore. After the kayaks went backwards, we abandoned them with some of the gear and...
Forum: Living Aboard 06-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By saltydawg
Unhappy Rookie Mistake

I walked away while filling the water tanks. And I didn't come back.

*sigh*

I guess we get to look into that cool new flooring we've been talking about.

11 years living aboard and the last...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2009
Replies: 421
Views: 51,249
Posted By saltydawg
Here were our tactics, take them or leave them: ...

Here were our tactics, take them or leave them:

(1) Baby on mama's back in the Ergo carrier while line handling
(2) baby momentarily strapped in to car seat while mom and dad do the docking...
Forum: Living Aboard 06-18-2009
Replies: 59
Views: 7,702
Posted By saltydawg
Show your wife THIS...

Show your wife THIS (http://zachaboard.blogspot.com/2009/06/happy-birthday.html)!

Happy Birthday to my Boat Baby!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2009
Replies: 421
Views: 51,249
Posted By saltydawg
How about age 5...

How about age 5 (http://zachaboard.blogspot.com/2009/06/happy-birthday.html)?

;)
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