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Old 07-08-2014, 08:56 AM   #1
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Hi, Im Rich from Pittsburgh Pa. I'm 52 a former Marine and retired airline. I'm in the process of "unloading" all of my worldly burdens, you know; house, mortgage, small boats, lawn tractor, ladders, property tax, the stuff I can't stand anymore.
I'm settled on buying a Trawler in $50K range and eventually sailing the Great Loop.
I look forward to gleaning as much information as possible about Trawler living.
Thanks in advance.

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Old 07-08-2014, 09:36 AM   #2
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Old 07-08-2014, 09:39 AM   #3
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If you know you are crazy for selling the dirt stuff and buying a boat, then you are now among a crazy crowd here! Welcome!
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Old 07-08-2014, 11:40 AM   #6
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Welcome, just came in from cutting the grass... why are you crazy?
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Old 07-08-2014, 11:44 AM   #7
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Old 07-08-2014, 02:41 PM   #8
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Research is the fun part. Enjoy learning all about this lifestyle, and visit plenty of boats- you'll soon find out what you like (and don't like) and will learn what is right for you.


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