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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-22-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,526
Posted By yorkville
Re: Sailboat, new vs used

I would venture to say there are plent of people buy a used boat, even if they can afford a brand new one. For me, working to fix something on a car or boat, enhance the sense of ownership for me.
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,526
Posted By yorkville
Sailboat, new vs used

It seems most people here buy their sailboats used. I imagine cost is a factor. But more importantly, I think one really needs to understand a boat in order to fully enjoy sailing. Buying a used...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-06-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,837
Posted By yorkville
Re: Cruising and career

The term career implies a continuity. If one has to change career each time after returning from a cruise or other adventures, then this merely supports my original posting which stated the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-04-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,837
Posted By yorkville
Re: Cruising and career

OK, I agree that if I take up a new career in fields that you described, and if such fields are short on people, yes, then your suggestion makes sense. However, this means starting over as an entry...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-25-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,837
Posted By yorkville
Re: Cruising and career

I see. I misread his posting. But honestly, there are very few degrees out there that one can get and become immediately qualified for numerous jobs. Most jobs require applicable degree plus relevant...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-25-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,837
Posted By yorkville
Re: Cruising and career

SailingJackson wrote:

"Depends where you want to work and how much you want to make. In Chicago or New York you're expected to be career focused. If you're not career focused, then get out. Go...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-25-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,837
Posted By yorkville
Re: Cruising and career

I guess its necessary to bypass HR when job hunting. Most of my job offers came because I managed to get the attention of the hiring person through networking or cold calling. Of course applying on...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-25-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 3,837
Posted By yorkville
Cruising and career

What are general thoughts on maintaining a career with embarking on a crusing lifestyle?

I have taken time off from work before to pursue different interests in the past. When reentering the...
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