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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-14-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 3,008
Posted By willykunkle
Re: No Sea Trial

I should also mention that she insists that the sea trial is on the same day of the survey, and then only. While I agree I would definitely like to have the surveyor onboard for a sea trial, it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-14-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 3,008
Posted By willykunkle
No Sea Trial

Hi folks,

I just went to look at a boat for possible purchase, Mariner 31. Ok shape, but would need at least a moderate amount of work. This is my first boat purchase.

So here's my question,...
Forum: Living Aboard   05-12-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 7,657
Posted By willykunkle
Liveaboard Marinas in Portland, OR

Hello!! It's been a while since I've posted here, but I still visit the site frequently for advice.

I was just wondering if anybody knew about living aboard in Portland, OR.
I'm planning on...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-11-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 10,097
Posted By willykunkle
hmmmm

I really like the direction this discussion is going, there's a lot of good stuff here, but I think it kind of deviated from what I was trying to get at.

So I guess I just kinda wanted to know...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-10-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 10,097
Posted By willykunkle
oh ha ha, yeah maybe now wouldn't be the best...

oh ha ha, yeah maybe now wouldn't be the best time to join the coast guard! good point!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-10-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 10,097
Posted By willykunkle
i've considered this before. Is there a lot of...

i've considered this before. Is there a lot of commercial work to keep busy? also, is this something i could do while living aboard a boat and fixing her up?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-10-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 10,097
Posted By willykunkle
I like this idea a lot. This requires about 2...

I like this idea a lot. This requires about 2 years of school though doesn't it? Not that I'm opposed to that idea, just trying to gain an understanding.

Also, my current profession is in...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-10-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 10,097
Posted By willykunkle
Also

In addition, I am still in the very early stages of research. I'm just trying to figure out how to make something like this possible.

Thanks!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-10-2007
Replies: 54
Views: 10,097
Posted By willykunkle
Sustaining your cruising lifestyle???

Hello everybody,

First I waned to thank everybody for all the great advice. I've been sailing for 10 years now but I am quite young (23). I don't have a lot of money, but I am preparing to buy a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-03-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
Mr. Gainer you've hit the nail directly on the...

Mr. Gainer you've hit the nail directly on the head. GO SMALL, GO YOUNG, GO NOW. I don't have much money, but I have lot of drive and ambition. I don't need a lot of food or sleep, I just need to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
whoa that is scary!

whoa that is scary!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
ha! well not far off...

ha! well not far off...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
i'll check that cal 34 out. thanks!

i'll check that cal 34 out. thanks!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
Thanks Rick! I hear those little Cape Dory's...

Thanks Rick!

I hear those little Cape Dory's are great.

P.S. I;ve seen AFI 6 times!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
Sailingdog- Hmmm that's definitely something...

Sailingdog-

Hmmm that's definitely something to think about. I'll just have to do plenty of research.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
Hey Jim!! Yeah that's what I was planning...

Hey Jim!!

Yeah that's what I was planning on. I think people are getting the wrong idea of what I was suggesting. I'm not planning a trans-pacific trip circumnavigating the earth to get to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
Yes sir, I was planning on just heading up the...

Yes sir, I was planning on just heading up the coast, not too far from shore.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
Arbarnhart- I've grown up sailing with my dad. ...

Arbarnhart-
I've grown up sailing with my dad. We've cruised the Columbia River, Puget Sound, and the San Juan/Gulf Islands very extensively. Yes, this will be my biggest trip to date, but I don't...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
DJ- Hey sorry about that, I didn't mean it...

DJ-

Hey sorry about that, I didn't mean it to sound so hostile. It doesn't seem like Rick was really trying to give any advice, just belittle me and discourage me.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
Read John Vigor's "20 Small Sailboats to Take You...

Read John Vigor's "20 Small Sailboats to Take You Anywhere". He STRONGLY disagrees with you. Not everyone can afford a 50k+ for a boat. Maybe you're sick of young, capable people with big plans,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-01-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 14,300
Posted By willykunkle
Cruising On A Cal 20

After reading the article in Sailing MAgazine about K.P. Chin sailing to Hawaii on a Cal 20 I feel very inspired. I am planning on a trip from Portland, OR to Mexico and Central America this next...
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