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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-09-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 991
Posted By mark71565
RIVER RAT NEEDED ASAP !!!

Hey Chet,
Mark here... I''m the Dock Watch Officer you met the other night (we chatten on your yacht, remember). A very pleasant visit, indeed! This is just one of the perks of being the midnight...
Forum: Provisioning   05-13-2003
Replies: 17
Views: 5,429
Posted By mark71565
Vegetarian live aboard

Since I recently got my part time job at the marina, I am finding out that more and more boaters, especially live aboard people, are switching to the vegetarian diet. This is cool. Actually, what I...
Forum: Living Aboard   05-13-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 7,138
Posted By mark71565
Living aboard and learning to sail, or vice versa

Thanks Eryka,
You are so right. Never wait til we are 95 for what we can do today! And who knows, we might not even live to be 95! OUCH... well, I am taking your advice and negociating with my boss...
Forum: Living Aboard   05-13-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 7,138
Posted By mark71565
Living aboard and learning to sail, or vice versa

Hi Noahs,
You sound alot like me. I too have much experience in land survival, and I adore adventure. From 1989 to 1993, I roamed the rockies from Colorado to Alaska. And in 1993, I once drove from...
Forum: Provisioning   03-13-2003
Replies: 17
Views: 5,429
Posted By mark71565
Vegetarian live aboard

Hi eryka32,

Thanks for that very informative post! You all are probably right about the storage space... since I doubt I''ll be able to afford anything over 40''. But... what do you do about...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-10-2003
Replies: 32
Views: 5,740
Posted By mark71565
If unlimited budget, what boat would you purchase?

As I am a rank beginner and really know nothing about boats, I can only say what appeals to me. Thus far, the prettiest boat (in my opinion) is a Cabo Rico. I love the lines and the "old world look"...
Forum: Provisioning   03-10-2003
Replies: 17
Views: 5,429
Posted By mark71565
Vegetarian live aboard

Hi 4knots...

Wow, that science project sounds interesting. Not too far off from my little "waterworld" pun, eh? I would be very interested in learning how it goes.

Since I live near Alton,...
Forum: Provisioning   03-08-2003
Replies: 17
Views: 5,429
Posted By mark71565
Vegetarian live aboard

Hi everybody...

Thanks for the replies. Oh, I thought my email was public on this site? Anyhow, anyone that wants to email me personally can reach me at mark71565@yahoo.com.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Provisioning   03-06-2003
Replies: 17
Views: 5,429
Posted By mark71565
Vegetarian live aboard

Ahoy everyone!

I converted to a vegetarian lifestyle back in 1995 (the reasons are many) and discovered that not only did I save money... nearly $10,000 annually... duties in the kitchen got...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-06-2003
Replies: 40
Views: 6,567
Posted By mark71565
Liveaboard: state of mind

Ahoy Reid!

You are 100% correct and I would have to agree with you that living aboard is a state of mind. Truthfully, I have not lived aboard (yet)... but I did spend nearly a year living in my VW...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-27-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 7,138
Posted By mark71565
Living aboard and learning to sail, or vice versa

Thanks John...

That clears up everything! Yes, being anchored in a marina would be luxury and on the hook, roughing it. I am a writer and I deal with my publishers through surface mail as well as...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-27-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 7,138
Posted By mark71565
Living aboard and learning to sail, or vice versa

Hi John,

Nice meeting you. Thanks for the input. What does "living on the hook" mean? Small closets and everything on hangars? Or something else?

Yes, I know I need to discover if I like the...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-26-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 7,138
Posted By mark71565
Living aboard and learning to sail, or vice versa

Hello everyone,

My name is Mark Ventimiglia. I am 37 and living in southern Illinois near the Mississippi River about two hours north of St. Louis, Missouri. I am interested in making friends,...
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