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Aren't most people who are cruising sailors, homeless, but for their boat?

Your comment implies, unless you have a boat and a House you give off the aura of homeless.

Certainly she or hour significant other do not exude a sense of wealth as many other sailing vlogs do. I would not only say, 'to each his or her own,' but also -- "the world is not, just one way."

reminds me of a bicycle story
Thats not what I meant and sorry if it came across that way. Very soon I will be in the same position (boat and no house).

Her lifestyle and videos are not for me but that doesn't mean I condemn it. It simply means she is free do and live as she pleases as long as she is self supporting. I'm free to watch and support the vlogs I like. We are just different people walking different paths.
 

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Thats not what I meant and sorry if it came across that way. Very soon I will be in the same position (boat and no house).

Her lifestyle and videos are not for me but that doesn't mean I condemn it. It simply means she is free do and live as she pleases as long as she is self supporting. I'm free to watch and support the vlogs I like. We are just different people walking different paths.
Agreed and understood... First off I don't have the patience, and skills to own and work on a wood boat. But I am really fascinated by all the various people who can keep up such a lifestyle

For example: because of a job in one place and owning a house in another, I found it cheaper to rent an apartment where I work -- I now own two households... and dare I say, each place has maybe twice as much stuff than you will have on your boat.

Of course in their case they seem to have access to or own a work shop where they can work on boat items or refurbish a Volkswagon MircoBus.

There are many flavors of ice cream... most I will never try for the lack of interest, how every I do like the variety

Edit: but the looks of watches on your channel, there appears to be more people who like you who she isn't their cup of tea... less than 2,000 watches
 

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Kourtney and Pete are good people, and have lots of friends.She actually lived on a Hunter 27 before she met Pete.
She kind of alludes to all of this... some, like her first sailboat, she defers to the hope you will read her boat.

All the work they get done, you can see it is with help from friends.
 

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I have to say that I don't understand the controversy here. Whether you agree with this person's lifestyle, or presentation, or hair; she does a nice job of introducing someone who is not a sailor, or to a beginner sailor to the realities of her lifestyle. She does so in a way which is very human and upbeat, and which does not smack of self-congratulation or condescension.

SailNet, like many sailing sites attracts a lot of folks who are dipping their toe in the water, contemplating adding sailing to their lives. As any regular SailNet reader can testify, there are widely different ideas about how to enjoy wind and water, and how to start and where to take the sailing experience. Videos like these are helpful in introducing a particular and very personal viewpoint to someone coming into the sport as a newcomer or to someone perhaps open to the ideas being prevented. The well presented ideas seem responsible, legal and one logical approach to living 'the life'. At least from my point of view, this is a good thing.

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SailNet, like many sailing sites attracts a lot of folks who are dipping their toe in the water, contemplating adding sailing to their lives. As any regular SailNet reader can testify, there are widely different ideas about how to enjoy wind and water, and how to start and where to take the sailing experience. Videos like these are helpful in introducing a particular and very personal viewpoint to someone coming into the sport to as a newcomer or someone perhaps open to the ideas being prevented. The well presented ideas seem responsible, legal and one logical approach to living 'the life'. At least from my point of view, this is a good thing.

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Not to mention how much work it is...

I feel she gives a perspective of living on a boat... that includes the down sides, lack of space, constant repairs and the beauty
 

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I have to say that I don't understand the controversy here. Whether you agree with this person's lifestyle, or presentation, or hair; she does a nice job of introducing someone who is not a sailor, or a beginner sailor to the realities of her lifestyle. She does so in a way which is very human and upbeat, and which does not smack of self-congratulation or condescension.

SailNet, like many sailing sites attracts a lot of folks who are dipping their toe in the water, contemplating adding sailing to their lives. As any regular SailNet reader can testify, there are widely different ideas about how to enjoy wind and water, and how to start and where to take the sailing experience. Videos like these are helpful in introducing a particular and very personal viewpoint to someone coming into the sport to as a newcomer or someone perhaps open to the ideas being prevented. The well presented ideas seem responsible, legal and one logical approach to living 'the life'. At least from my point of view, this is a good thing.

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Well with this quote, I think you lost your Curmudgeon label in your signature for 30 days!

Well said.
 

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You can't get by her hair? How does your hair look when your on a boat for a while? Such a meaningless criticism, made, I suspect, solely for the purpose of being critical. Sad.

I like her hair personally.
that is what hats are for...

A Tilly is expensive

Unless you call it a 'bad hair cover'
 

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I've met Kourtney (sp?) and Peter and found them both to be charming to know, not to mention capable and hard working.
Style choices aside, Kourtney probably puts more time into her hair then most of us. Peter is extremely knowledgeable about boats, and as for the rest, perhaps criticism should come from those of us with at least as many miles under our own keels.
 
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