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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-05-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By rakuqueen1
Intalling ac

We decided on a 16,000 for the main salon and 7,000 for the aft. We are now figuring what we need for vents, etc. The boat came w/ a portable ac, which will come in handy while we do the installation.
Forum: Living Aboard   05-01-2003
Replies: 24
Views: 13,716
Posted By rakuqueen1
Living aboard? Where to start?

That included health and boat insurance?
WE are thinking $65,000 a year which will iclude everything. That is one child in college and another starting in three years.
We would like to save some...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-17-2003
Replies: 55
Views: 13,527
Posted By rakuqueen1
Please tell me it is worth it???

We felt the same way you do. Last June we sold our home of 15 years. Keep a budget. Which I hate doing. My husband loves it. We spent about 6 years walking docks, going to boat shows and reading...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By rakuqueen1
Intalling ac

We have a 42 ft. center cockpit. We are thinking of installing a 10,000 btu unit in the aft cabin and galley and a 12,000 btu unit in the main cabin and v-berth. We live in the gulf coast of Texas....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-14-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By rakuqueen1
Trucking a boat north

We used Florida Boat Hauler, inc
703 Hibiscus
Stuart, FL 34996
772-283-1055

I can''t say enough good things about them. Their bid was the lowest by quite a lot. They did a great job. It was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2003
Replies: 13
Views: 2,698
Posted By rakuqueen1
Choices, choices, choices !

We spent 6 years dock walking and looking for the ''perfect'' boat. In the beginning we were looking for a fixer upper. We also had a house and two children, we decided we didn''t need another...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-07-2003
Replies: 34
Views: 8,374
Posted By rakuqueen1
Project Boats -- Where Do You Find Them?

We saw a Jason 35 in Galveston, TX listed for $20,000. I don''t know if it''s the same one. This one had a motor, really just a hull and deck. He had done some work down below but not too much. ...
Forum: herSailNet   04-01-2003
Replies: 22
Views: 7,256
Posted By rakuqueen1
HOME SCHOOLING CHILDREN

Thanks for your suggestions. The one thing our daughter wants to do is learn Italian.
I speak a little Spanish. Does Calvert do languages? I''ll check out that book.
Forum: herSailNet   03-30-2003
Replies: 16
Views: 4,592
Posted By rakuqueen1
Home port

New to the board. We sold our home last July, bought a sail boat in January, and plan to move on it in the fall. My husband will retire and we plan to take off. We have a 15 year old daughter who...
Forum: herSailNet   03-27-2003
Replies: 22
Views: 7,256
Posted By rakuqueen1
HOME SCHOOLING CHILDREN

Did you ever get any information. I have a 15 year old. She will be 16 when we leave. We plan to be gone for 1/2 of her 10th grade year and all of her 11th grade year. We will return for 12th,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-24-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 1,335
Posted By rakuqueen1
Boat haulers to recommend?

We are moving a boat from Fl. to Houston and have been given the name of
Florida Boat Haulers. Has anyone used them or have any other suggestions.

Thanks,
Jane
Forum: Living Aboard   01-12-2003
Replies: 18
Views: 11,543
Posted By rakuqueen1
Suggestions for good liveaboard/Cruise boats?

We ended our search with the purchase of a Tayana 42, ''81. We will sail her back across the gulf next week to rest in Texas. We then fix and get her ready to leave next Jan.
Good luck to all of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-02-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 3,707
Posted By rakuqueen1
42 Vagbond CC Ketch

We are looking at a tayana 42. Would like to hear opinions also. We plan to leave next Jan. My husband, me, our 10th grade daughter, Corgi and cat. We plan to leave the fish behind. We plan to...
Forum: Living Aboard   12-29-2002
Replies: 18
Views: 11,543
Posted By rakuqueen1
Suggestions for good liveaboard/Cruise boats?

Where is the Brewer. I looked on Yachtworld.com and couldn''t find it. We looked at a Pan Oceanic this fall. It really needed more work than we wanted to commit to. We are also looking for a...
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