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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-28-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 7,189
Posted By ryanjenkins
anchoring with a cruiser lifestyle

So, things are moving along nicely with my goal of being a live aboard oceanic east coast cruiser within the next year, but i wanted to steal some more knowledge from yall.


What is the deal...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-22-2010
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
thanks for the cal25 input! It is still up there...

thanks for the cal25 input! It is still up there as a possibility.

I think i am planning on really really analyzing and deciding if this is going to be the decision for me or not (to liveaboard...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-19-2010
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
thanks, once i did more research i ruled out the...

thanks, once i did more research i ruled out the 22 entirely. Right now i am looking mainly for catalinas, albin vegas, cape dory's, and bristol's.

Still even though i am not looking to buy...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-19-2010
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
sadly, so far the pickings are slim. I have...

sadly, so far the pickings are slim. I have found some good candidates but nothing i can really look at right now due to the weather. I am worried about in-boards not working/leaks/etc when i can't...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-19-2010
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
the main issue is that i have a relatively good...

the main issue is that i have a relatively good paying job for my field of study right now and would love to find a boat to work on/get my footing on in the albany/troy hudson area so that i can...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-19-2010
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
just letting you know all know i have not...

just letting you know all know i have not dissapeared.

I have decided to wait until the weather here stops being Ice/frigid and then start looking at boats. Ideally having boats able to get in...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-27-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
no wife for me, just me and the pooch. Right now...

no wife for me, just me and the pooch. Right now i i am trying to analyze the whole trailer/non trailer situation and if that is something that is really that important for me right now. a whole...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-27-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
just checked out those san juan 21's but have not...

just checked out those san juan 21's but have not been able to find any interior photos. the way the hull is shped makes me think they have some semi decent room inside of them and are trailerable. ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-27-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
i work as an audio/video engineer at a performing...

i work as an audio/video engineer at a performing arts center. My job lends itself well to traveling and doing work at different theatre spaces/audio production companies.

I have substantial...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-27-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
i really like the looks of that bristol 26. ...

i really like the looks of that bristol 26.

From experienced people, is being trailerable really that huge of a deal? the main reason i wanted it trailerable was so that i could get it to myself...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-26-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
i have a 4 cylinder nissan frontier... kind of...

i have a 4 cylinder nissan frontier... kind of worried about its total towing capacity. 150lbs torque 150 hp... need to get the exact specs offline on capacity.

I have friends with bigger trucks...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-26-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,639
Posted By ryanjenkins
caleb you rock! thanks for finding those for me. ...

caleb you rock! thanks for finding those for me. How come i can never find those! Emailed most of these for more information and will let you all know how it turns out. Thanks a ton!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-26-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 18,840
Posted By ryanjenkins
I have done this on a friends boat before and...

I have done this on a friends boat before and just fabricated an extremely long snorkel out of a garden hose...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-26-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
thanks for the good words Mario. I am...

thanks for the good words Mario.

I am really partial to making things limited hassle for myself when i can. Getting a boat that is out of the water and with trailer is a huge huge plus to me. ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-26-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
nooooo 24 is not an adult! i refuse! ...

nooooo 24 is not an adult! i refuse!


thanks for the opinion Tempest, i will keep looking. Hopefully some stuff pops up around here as the spring comes.

on my way to barnes and noble this...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-25-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
Update: i posted this over in the boat...

Update:

i posted this over in the boat reviews forum too hoping for some different responses than just the cruiser crowd:

O'DAY 22FT SAIL BOAT W/TRAILER...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-25-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,639
Posted By ryanjenkins
O'day 22

O'DAY 22FT SAIL BOAT W/TRAILER (http://albany.craigslist.org/boa/1499616980.html)

i am looking at purchasing this boat for my eventual departure from coast to cruise the east coast. I know this...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-24-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By ryanjenkins
this is definitely broad but here: hilton...

this is definitely broad but here:

hilton head island hotels - Google Maps...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-23-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
wouldn't that oday22 be too small mostly because...

wouldn't that oday22 be too small mostly because of its very low keel? I really don't mind living in a very tight space, but i really want to have as safe of a foundation as possible.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-23-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
thanks izz!

thanks izz!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-23-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
thank you all so much for your input! As of...

thank you all so much for your input!

As of now here is my current progress:

1) I signed up for the sailing club here at the school i work for (Rensselaer Polytechnic) as well as the saratoga...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-23-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 5,081
Posted By ryanjenkins
same here man, same here!

same here man, same here!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-19-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
thanks Ru! motivation is key. now to start...

thanks Ru! motivation is key.

now to start finding boats... since i am ont he hudson it seems like there aren't that many to choose from. Would you guys suggest as deep a keel as possible...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-19-2009
Replies: 5
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Views: 435
Posted By ryanjenkins
awesome yona! i will be sure to checkout the site...

awesome yona! i will be sure to checkout the site and once i get things up and going i will be sure to keep you posted on my living arrangement.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-19-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 5,117
Posted By ryanjenkins
jon, thanks so much. It is geat to hear...

jon, thanks so much.

It is geat to hear remotely positive feedback as i am surrounded by armchair adventurers who think me sailing out the hudson to NYC alone is a completely absurd and...
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