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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-24-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Best Old 35-45 foot liveaboard boat for 2?

Thanks, gentlemen- I will look into your suggestions-
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-22-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Best Old 35-45 foot liveaboard boat for 2?

Thanks for your contribution. But did i mention the bahamas and the carribean? I dont think anyone would want to make a passage across the Gulf Stream, or the Mona Passage, or the Anegada Passage in...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-22-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Advocate777
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-22-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Best Old 35-45 foot liveaboard boat for 2?

Thanks -- I really like the Westsail 42. I need to see if I can find some that are in my range-
I will also research the Islander.
Thanks for your input-
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-22-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Best Old 35-45 foot liveaboard boat for 2?

Thankks so much for the list---i will check them out. The baba 35 is nice. The alberg is a bit narrow beam for extended at dock liveaboard but really safe at sea. I will go through them that strike...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-22-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Best Old 35-45 foot liveaboard boat for 2?

Something from the 80's. Asking 65-70K that I may be able to get for around 60K. Nav station is a must have because it provides one desk to work on and my mate can use a table for her laptop. But i...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-22-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Advocate777
Best Old 35-45 foot liveaboard boat for 2?

I am researching boats. Can anyone give me some liveaboard boats for 2 that they could recommend? So, far I am making a list and i like liveaboard boats like the Morgan 38 and the Irwin Center...
Forum: Chartering   04-16-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 3,955
Posted By Advocate777
Re: SOBER SAILING *help*

I know you love your mom but...you are not responsible for her drinking nor can you control her drinking. If she wants to drink...she will, of course.
As for a non-drinking environment...you can't...
Forum: Living Aboard   04-11-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,227
Posted By Advocate777
Re: First boat.. need advise!!

Glad you passed on that deal...please keep us posted on your progress as there is alot of experience on the forum, plus, I really learn alot by 'listening' in as I am also searching for my boat, as...
Forum: Cruising Videos   04-10-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Advocate777
'Sailing Nervous' Trailer

www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJA7nBpRN-o
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-10-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 4,940
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Crew Needed: Chsapeake Bay to Panama

Hey Marty,
Thanks for writing more about your plans.
Listen, don't take it as 'discouragement' from the comments. Our nautical tradition comes a lot from the Navy and the military. The military...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2015
Replies: 86
Views: 5,330
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Lifespan of a Diesel Engine

So , are you saying that when I buy my boat, all other things being equal, it is significantly better to buy a boat whose engine has been in recent regular use as opposed to one that may have less...
Forum: Living Aboard   04-10-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,227
Posted By Advocate777
Re: First boat.. need advise!!

That was really well said. It really sums up what I have been thinking - thanks for this excellent summary and wisdom. Is there a resource like for when you buy a car - a 'blue book' for the older...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-10-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,701
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Ideas for a small, simple, offshore, family cruiser.......

I like anything by Pacific Seacraft. I also like Westsail. I like the ones with wood all over the inside....will be looking at some in the next few months. You have some really great replies on this...
Forum: Living Aboard   04-10-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,227
Posted By Advocate777
Re: First boat.. need advise!!

Hey Effit! What are your sailing goals? Are you planning on staying where the boat is now? As far as the Oday... There are folks on Sailnet who have personal experience with them, I don't.
I'm sure...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-04-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Pacific Seacraft - three (3) models. Comments?

Thanks so much! I'm gonna check it out--
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-02-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By Advocate777
Pacific Seacraft - three (3) models. Comments?

Hi everyone -- there is probably a thread somewhere on this, but I couldnt find it. Here is my question:
Of the three (3) used (1980's era) Pacific Seacraft cruising sailboats, the:
PS Orion 27 -...
Forum: Cruising Videos   04-02-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Advocate777
'Sailing Nervous' Ep.#4 Full Keel or Fin Keel Sailboat?

www.youtube.com/watch?v=darWm72FWu4
Forum: Cruising Videos   03-22-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Advocate777
Re: 'Sailing Nervous' Ep.#3 Shopping for a Sailboat

Yeah... I really liked it and the price was really cheap.. Plus a new engine! It's neof those timings get things... Oh well, timing is everything in life and my time will come in the next few...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-20-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 2,906
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Sailing TV show

My calendar goal for departure is on the outside of your time frame (18 months). My time frame is 24 months to 3 years max.
So, for what its worth here are my fears:

(My youtube channel is...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-20-2015
Replies: 426
Views: 27,776
Posted By Advocate777
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

Great Thread...
'poor' means different things to individuals based on where they are in their life and who they are responsible for. The liveaboards I have known I would not consider poor (however,...
Forum: Cruising Videos   03-20-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Advocate777
'Sailing Nervous' Ep.#1 My Sailing Dream

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rnxRImTebk
Forum: Cruising Videos   03-20-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Advocate777
'Sailing Nervous' Ep.#2 Learning to Sail

Episode #2 Learning to Sail - YouTube
Forum: Cruising Videos   03-20-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Advocate777
'Sailing Nervous' Ep.#3 Shopping for a Sailboat

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cpmZuTHnMA
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-17-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 4,940
Posted By Advocate777
Re: Crew Needed: Chsapeake Bay to Panama

Great feedback - I would take it to heart - you are biting off more than you can chew. Dreaming is wonderful. Make your dream happen step by step. Learn to sail, learn to navigate, learn about basic...
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