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Search: Posts Made By: bdkorth
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-18-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By bdkorth
Favorite sailing books?

Just moved to the San Juan Islands in Washington. I am getting into the position to buy a sailboat and liveaboard. Spend my evenings reading sailing books. Stories, not the instructional stuff at...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-16-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 3,285
Posted By bdkorth
Cam, That gave me a good chuckle first...

Cam,

That gave me a good chuckle first thing in the morning on a Friday! Yes, good to differentiate between them being stupid, or me being stupid...

Chuck,

I have been looking more on...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-15-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 3,285
Posted By bdkorth
Cam, I will be glad to fill that 5%. ...

Cam,

I will be glad to fill that 5%. Better than 1%! I have found some Petersons for approximately the same price as the Irwin 44, just hadn't ever stepped foot on one. It is sound advice to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-15-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 3,285
Posted By bdkorth
CruisingDad, Yes, that is what I have...

CruisingDad,

Yes, that is what I have heard, to buy the boat and liveaboard her for a few years before casting off and disappearing over the horizon for good. The move to Florida won't happen...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-14-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 3,285
Posted By bdkorth
Cam, Great points, I certainly appreciate...

Cam,

Great points, I certainly appreciate them. Darn that whole weighing money and desire to go against getting the safest boat I can to go in.... The general construction of the boats is one...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-14-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 3,285
Posted By bdkorth
Cam, I saw that you had owned one and traded up,...

Cam, I saw that you had owned one and traded up, way up! I looked on your webpage and enjoyed your pictures. I was curious to see your response to TDW's questions. I am only able to 'look' for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-13-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 3,285
Posted By bdkorth
Experience is good! I will take it in any fairly...

Experience is good! I will take it in any fairly safe and sane way I can. Now, just to make it happen....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-13-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 3,285
Posted By bdkorth
Regarding taking more time to make it the trip of...

Regarding taking more time to make it the trip of a lifetime, that is kind of what we are thinking. To put more information into the mix, what my wife and I are planning on doing is...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-12-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 3,285
Posted By bdkorth
Thanks

Thanks, CruisingDad, for the input. For some reason my peabrain didn't even think of trucking it part way (Houston) then sailing from there. Kinda hate to take a new-to-me boat out of the states...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-12-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 3,285
Posted By bdkorth
San Diego to Florida

I am contemplating purchasing a 44' Irwin in San Diego and sailing it to it's new home in Florida. Which part of Florida hasn't been determined yet as employment options for a cop would determine...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-21-2004
Replies: 55
Views: 13,065
Posted By bdkorth
Please tell me it is worth it???

Well, it has been a year and 4 months since I posted my original question of "Is it worth it?" I can''t say it has been easy, but we are closer. Still a lake sailor, still in Idaho, still working...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-19-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By bdkorth
Depth of coastal fog?

Thanks for the input on the fog. I greatly appreciate it. I had thought that the temperature of the water, therefore time of the year, would effect it.

I look forward to figuring it all out. ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-13-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By bdkorth
Depth of coastal fog?

Hi,

My wife and I are quite possibly going to be leaving landlocked Idaho and moving to the Oregon coast, North Bend, Oregon to be precise.

Having always been landlocked and only sailed on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-18-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By bdkorth
Frustrated, looking for a decent lender?

Thanks for the responses. They are much appreciated. I will keep working away at it.

Brad
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-05-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By bdkorth
Frustrated, looking for a decent lender?

Hi,

My wife and I are in Idaho, looking to purchase a Cal 2-46 in San Diego. We have been dancing around lenders, each with different requirements, none of them seemingly uniform...

We need to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-16-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By bdkorth
Moorage in Oregon?

John,

Yeah, the Cal thing kind of popped up on us quickly, as well as life taking a few corners sooner than expected, some could be good, some definitely are less than good. The whole thing about...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-15-2003
Replies: 55
Views: 13,065
Posted By bdkorth
Please tell me it is worth it???

Mhancock,

I just ordered Sensible Cruising today online. Thanks for the tip. We can use any input we can receive.

Brad
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-15-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By bdkorth
Moorage in Oregon?

My wife and I live in Idaho and are possibly going to be purchasing a Cal 2-46 in San Diego. We then need to move it to less expensive mooring, as we aren''t in the position to become liveaboards...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-02-2003
Replies: 55
Views: 13,065
Posted By bdkorth
Please tell me it is worth it???

Mike,

If you would like to do some sailing before leaving, let me know. We live in Nampa, and are going to be trying to put our 25'' Catalina in Payette Lake next weekend. We just recently...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-01-2003
Replies: 55
Views: 13,065
Posted By bdkorth
Please tell me it is worth it???

Mhancock,

Where in Idaho do you live? Do you sail here? We are in Nampa, and will be putting our 25'' Catalina in its slip in McCall next weekend, most likely.

Your ahead of us on the time...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-30-2003
Replies: 55
Views: 13,065
Posted By bdkorth
Please tell me it is worth it???

Congratulations Tony. We will get there someday...

We did already come to the conclusion, after moving our ''stuff'' into the apartment and returning to clean the other house that the big house...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-28-2003
Replies: 55
Views: 13,065
Posted By bdkorth
Please tell me it is worth it???

Definitely, our dream is our goal. And the goal is nothing short of our dream.

Also, Stacey, I can relate to the no movies, new clothes, etc. We have a hard time seeing things like the Pacific...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-23-2003
Replies: 55
Views: 13,065
Posted By bdkorth
Please tell me it is worth it???

Magnus,

I hope you can figure out a way to make the break before time breaks your physical ability to go or the dream fades. I certainly can relate, except that my profession, computers, is an...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-21-2003
Replies: 55
Views: 13,065
Posted By bdkorth
Please tell me it is worth it???

Thanks again. My wife and I appreciated the input very much. Trying to see if there are any coastal opportunities, jobwise, and then look at not buying a house in landlocked Idaho and moving to a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-18-2003
Replies: 55
Views: 13,065
Posted By bdkorth
Please tell me it is worth it???

I am so glad that I posted my question. I keep telling my wife that this is the equivalent of a dark stormy night at see, and that bright sunny days and warm shorelines await on the other side of...
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