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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-30-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 981
Posted By saldrich
Is it possible to afford the sailing lifestyle while working an ocean-type job?

So here's the dilemma. You want to be a sailor and live on a sailboat. And do a job that you love which would be working around or on boats or the ocean. You could get a job at your local West Marine...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-02-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 933
Posted By saldrich
Re: Moving to California...(living on a sailboat)

I found this article from some years back.

Drop anchor, you're home - LA Times (http://articles.latimes.com/2007/jul/22/realestate/re-liveaboard22)

It says there were alot of liveaboards in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-02-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 933
Posted By saldrich
Re: Moving to California...(living on a sailboat)

What is your budget for buying a boat?
$10,000
Where will you live while looking for one?
Room/hotel
Are you going to find a job first or buy the boat first?
Job
What if you buy a boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-02-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 933
Posted By saldrich
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 933
Posted By saldrich
Moving to California...(living on a sailboat)

Good day.... I am considering living on a sailboat in California.

I do construction here in Tennessee and am wondering what kind of work I can find in California... Ie: marina/dock work,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2015
Replies: 305
Views: 17,435
Posted By saldrich
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 2,186
Posted By saldrich
Does sailing actually lengthen your life span?

Do you think sailors are healthier than the general population?

www.technogym.com/news/sailing-your-way-to-better-health...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By saldrich
Boating in a typhoon with 190 mph winds

If you're on a boat anywhere near this thing Typhoon Vongfong Becomes 2014's Most Powerful Storm (http://news.yahoo.com/typhoon-vongfong-becomes-2014s-most-powerful-storm-204719298.html) get ready to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-05-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By saldrich
Ever had to be rescued by the Coast Guard?

Have you ever had to be rescued by the Coast Guard?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2014
Replies: 93
Views: 4,537
Posted By saldrich
Re: If you live in Hawaii.....GET YOUR BOAT OUT OF THE WATER ASAP!!

BAD IDEA!!!

Cargo ship tries to rescue three on sailboat stranded off Hawaii (http://news.yahoo.com/cargo-ship-tries-rescue-three-sailboat-stranded-off-181946335.html)

A container ship's crew...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2014
Replies: 93
Views: 4,537
Posted By saldrich
If you live in Hawaii.....GET YOUR BOAT OUT OF THE WATER ASAP!!

Hurricanes are coming -

Hawaii braces as Iselle to give island first hurricane in 22 years (http://www.foxnews.com/weather/2014/08/07/hawaii-braces-for-first-hurricane-since-12/)

Hurricane...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 3,419
Posted By saldrich
Re: What kind of work do you do to finance your sailing?

Used to do construction and telephone company work.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-26-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By saldrich
Jesse Martin - Lionheart

woo hoo i just came across this book at an used book store. it was on sale for $1. i bought it.

Amazon.com: Lionheart - The Jesse Martin Story: Jesse Martin, Jesse Martin, Paul Currie: Movies &...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-19-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,474
Posted By saldrich
Re: Living Aboard MacGregor26

I've seen these online for sail for like $2,500.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-19-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 8,970
Posted By saldrich
Re: Sailing around the world on a Catalina 22 sailboat

Do you have the boat your bio says you have?
That's my dream boat.

What sailing experience do you have?
Some

Where are you located?
Western U.S.

What are your plans for the future?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-17-2014
Replies: 86
Views: 9,660
Posted By saldrich
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-17-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 8,970
Posted By saldrich
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-16-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 8,970
Posted By saldrich
Re: Sailing around the world on a Catalina 22 sailboat

california - hawaii - south pacific - australia - cape town - brazil - the caribbean - panama canal - california
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-14-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 8,970
Posted By saldrich
Sailing around the world on a Catalina 22 sailboat

How possible do you think it would be to sail around the world on a Catalina 22.

You know. Buy the boat and fix her up real good.

Do you think it would make it the whole 30,000 miles?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-07-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2,103
Posted By saldrich
Best place in California to sail and live on your boat?

If you wanted to live on your boat in California and do weekend sailing while working full time, where do you think would be the best place to do it?

I was just in Dana Point, CA a few days ago....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,111
Posted By saldrich
Re: $3500 inexpensive bluewater cruiser

Damm here's another deal.

A Catalina 30 for $3,900?

1978 Catalina 30 SL sailboat for sale in Connecticut (http://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/43759)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,111
Posted By saldrich
$3500 inexpensive bluewater cruiser

Wow look what I just found.

1965 Cascade 29 sailboat for sale in New York (http://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/30459)

$3500 or Best Offer; Inexpensive potential bluewater cruiser; model has...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,471
Posted By saldrich
Re: What's the *second* best way to keep spiders off your boat?

That would suck if you found one of these spiders on your boat.....

Brown Recluse Spider - YouTube

or this...

Huge Black Widow Spider - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-22-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,638
Posted By saldrich
Re: Accidental Sailor Girl

Life on a Sailboat Norna's Cabin Tour Accidental Sailor Girl - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-22-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,638
Posted By saldrich
Accidental Sailor Girl

Cool little website and blog I found just now.

Accidental Sailor Girl (http://www.papersailor.com/Accidental_Sailor_Girl_2.html)

https://www.youtube.com/user/AccidentalSailorGirl/videos
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