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  1. We bought a boat....

    Living Aboard
    About 8 months ago my wife and I took a sailing class. Today we are closing on a 43ft Hunter Legend. This afternoon we are paying the first months rent for our live aboard slip. Shortly after that, we will be putting in notice at my current apartment. We are trading life on land for a life on...
  2. Cape Dory 25 - Project boat

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    I have talked an owner of a 1974 Cape Dory 25 to let her go for a very good price. However. Missing a jib. He has no idea if the plumbing or electrical works or not (though the water pump works). The boat needs some teak wood work done on the outside as well as some minor fiberglass work...
  3. Salutations

    Introduce Yourself
    I am from Seattle and working on putting together my dream. My underway experience is three years sea time with the United States Coast Guard out of Woods Hole, MA. I've in the North Atlantic off Georges Banks and Grand Banks in January when the seas were less than amicable. I look forward to...
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