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Search: Posts Made By: ScrimpAndSail
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-14-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,501
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
What do you mean by wet decks???

What do you mean by wet decks???
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-08-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
I just started my lessons (finally) last week....

I just started my lessons (finally) last week. The way my classes are laid out, it's 4 lessons then 4 lessons. certification is another issue.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-20-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 2,896
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
Carribean Ports- Refugees Comandeering your boat

Americans would never be allowed into Cuban waters. But what about Haiti And the Dominican Republic. Are there areas/islands in the carribean that you should avoid for worry of hijack or piracy?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-24-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,479
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
When I was saying "I swedged two concepts" I...

When I was saying "I swedged two concepts" I meant forget the depreciation angle. I was at the last post, Just interested in the home office deduction. I should have been more clear.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-24-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,479
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
I'm sorry. I swedged two concepts. If your doing...

I'm sorry. I swedged two concepts. If your doing home office work (home office specifically), And the boat is my sole residence, Could I take the home office deduction afforded to soil based homes?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-24-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,479
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
So depreiation Can't be written off will using...

So depreiation Can't be written off will using the boat at as a second home? What if you do computer work aboard. Landlubbers need to quarden off a given area as a home office or take a standard...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-24-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,479
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
Can You write off depreciation?

Can You write off depreciation?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-24-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
I'll need the solar panel or panals anyway. I...

I'll need the solar panel or panals anyway. I think the key is keeping power consumption as low as possible. The lower the consumption, the more you can services you can afford yourself.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-24-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
I can't get rid of a lot of the services as...

I can't get rid of a lot of the services as they're I offer them as part of the deal for my meal ticket (I'm sorry... Roommate) The televison for instance, Is in the livingroom. My roommate Doesn't...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-22-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
Arbarnhart & SEMIjim You could only be as...

Arbarnhart & SEMIjim
You could only be as specific as you were with such a vague question. Both of your answers were helpful. Thank You.

JustMeUC
I grew up American poor. In many diffenet...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-22-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
SEMIjim Excellent info. More, More, More. As...

SEMIjim

Excellent info. More, More, More. As an industry professional. Do you think I'm on the right path in starting with the Web server stuff. I do enjoy the small bit of learning I'm doing now....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-22-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
Wind_Magic I really needed to quote your...

Wind_Magic

I really needed to quote your whole post. That is exactly the issue.
I will say that there are a number of things that are non-negotiable. The hull. Even with do it yourself...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-21-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
fdibbl I've heard that they have good slip...

fdibbl

I've heard that they have good slip rates in TX. You had mentioned computer work in the marine industry. What did you have in mind?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-20-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
while I'm on a topic that's off topic, Right now...

while I'm on a topic that's off topic, Right now I use Ubuntu. I know enough linux to get by, But I may take a Unix class just to make it a more comfortable foundation for self-study. Right now the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-20-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
Sailingdog Ignore my previous post. The...

Sailingdog

Ignore my previous post.
The satellite conection is precisely the overprice internet connection I was speaking. And it is expensive. I currently work with two companies that dropship...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-20-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
Frankly, I don't see how I could be truly well...

Frankly, I don't see how I could be truly well versed in all the details that go into boats and seamanship without 30 years astern. I grew up travelling on the roads. I would like to see the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-20-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
Good answer. If I were in the position to cruise,...

Good answer. If I were in the position to cruise, My choice would probably to cruise the coast to the vacinity of a USCG cert school. That just makes it part of the life.
This brings in a new...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-20-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
Why learn navs in Puerto Rico? Is the training...

Why learn navs in Puerto Rico? Is the training somehow better or more in depth than a stateside school?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-19-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
SDW I'm most interested in boats that aren't...

SDW
I'm most interested in boats that aren't excluded from the list of possibilities. Keeping in mind the requirements set forth.
The cat ketch seems like a kind rig toward the single hander.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-19-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
I don't need to hit the south pacific right away....

I don't need to hit the south pacific right away. The carridean would be my first haunt. I do realize the distances in the south pacific. Before I'd head to the pacific I'd want to be confident in my...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-18-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
Sailingdog If he wasn't deranged he wouldn't be...

Sailingdog
If he wasn't deranged he wouldn't be worth listening to.

Southerncross31
I'd love to but it'd take a while to sell my house.

Izz
You're right. The market is terrible. That's why I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-18-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
That's it! Right there. In addition to my hated...

That's it! Right there. In addition to my hated job etc.
SailingDog always has the Firefly/Serenity quote which makes me smile. I've always liked scifi. I feel extemely jaded about our progress in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-18-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
I understand that the maintenance costs of a boat...

I understand that the maintenance costs of a boat go up with size. That being said. I see a number of boats as large as 27 feet that are a small fraction of the cost (to purchase) of 30 foot boats in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-16-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
what are all the regular maintenance costs? How...

what are all the regular maintenance costs?
How often do sails really need to be replaced? especially on an unstayed mast?
How often is it nescisary to haulout if I'm spending most of my time in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-15-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 15,868
Posted By ScrimpAndSail
Just saw a Freedom Yachts 28 Cat Ketch 1984. I...

Just saw a Freedom Yachts 28 Cat Ketch 1984. I wish I couldafford it. Mannn. YachtWorld.com Boats and Yachts for Sale...
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