from kevtamus on 10.18.13It is official.....the sell did go through and we are boat owners as of today. Wish us luck.
from kevtamus on 10.17.13My first post on Cruising World's forums was in August of 2008, and tomorrow the purchase of our 1995 Fountaine Pajot Venezia is supposed to go through. It is a project boat, and hopefully I don't start hearing horror stories of the boat we bought - I didn't ask any advise on her ...
from kevtamus on 6.8.13Is it possible to put a 110v watermaker in a 220v wired boat? For that matter, is it possible to adapt 110v appliances in a 220v sailboat? Is it as simple as splitting it and putting in 2 110v where 1 220v outlet was?
thanks for the help,
from kevtamus on 2.15.13I check all the big listing sites, but sometimes theres one hidding out somewhere that I don't know about.
Either style boat must have the 4 cabin version
A/C and gen would be a plus.
Budget is $215,000 cash.
Would like the have the boat s ...
from kevtamus on 6.19.12Update: Survived my first 6 months of nursing and all is going good. I quit my aviation job that I've had for over 24 yrs. and am finally starting to feel like I'm finding my "groove" in Med/Surg. After reading my first post back in 2008 on this thread, a lot has happened. ...
from kevtamus on 10.11.11*****UPDATE******
Well, 3 years later and here's the update. I did finish nursing school but had a hell of a time finding a job...but today I sign my letter of intent at a nearby hospital for a full-time nursing position in the med/surg unit. Although my initial plan of 4 years wil ...
from kevtamus on 7.2.09Can anybody help me with a future decision on what makes a good ocean going boat a good ocean going boat? I've got the impression that Hunters (and Catalinas, etc..) are not well thought of in the blue water, ocean passage kind of light...so if others are, why, and what makes them so much ...
from kevtamus on 3.31.09We plan to sail the carribean for the first few years..but would like to be able to cross the Atlantic if we get the urge....my question more specifically was the different kinds of fiberglass or fiberglass over wood, or composition (whatever that is - still not quite sure)...because according ...
from kevtamus on 3.20.09Been looking at potential boats (because it is free to look) because we will be looking to purchase in about 2 - 4 years....but I have no idea what material is better than the other. Some say fiberglass others say wood with fiberglass over it. Others say composition, so while I know this is a ...
from kevtamus on 10.2.08This is exactly what my wife just told me to post....what do cruisers do (us being from Texas) when you are in another country and there is a medical emergency? Does everybody carry health insurance, and if so, do other countries accept it or do they want cash?
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