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Old 02-23-2016, 03:42 PM   #1
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Thumbs up A New Chapter in the Book of Life

Woot woot

We are finally moving aboard our Present 38 full time. The journey and downsizing was a year in the making.

Observations to follow...

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Old 02-23-2016, 03:43 PM   #2
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I wish !

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Old 02-23-2016, 05:17 PM   #3
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Old 02-23-2016, 05:49 PM   #4
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Well done! Hope you find it as rewarding and fun as we have!!
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Old 02-24-2016, 01:01 PM   #5
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Congrats! We have be livaboard for almost 2 years. We finally emptied our storage unit last fall and the Admiral is sending a lot of stuff off to the kids. We are almost there! If you don't use it in the past year, chuck it (except tools) and if you buy a new shirt, then chuck the old one.
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Old 02-24-2016, 01:05 PM   #6
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Congratulations! Looking forward to reading what you learned along the way.
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Old 02-24-2016, 06:36 PM   #7
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I envy ya. My Admiral still has a huge storage here in the US and another one in Germany. She hasn't made any progress in some time now, and it's on the bottom of the priority list. With the fricken red tide thing going on, all that gets attention is resolving the momentary issues. Oh well, at least I can work on the boat and pretend.

"When life gets hard, eat marshmallows”.
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Old 03-11-2016, 02:33 PM   #8
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Congrats on moving aboard. We aren't far behind.
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Old 03-11-2016, 03:02 PM   #9
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Congratulations. A thread about what you experienced along the way and what you experience in the future would be interesting to read.
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Old 04-20-2016, 09:07 PM   #10
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Anxious to hear of your adventures. We move in next week.
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Old 04-20-2016, 09:55 PM   #11
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good luck for your new adventure, I'm sure some plenty good time and maybe some bad hours to troubleshooting a easy problems ...
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Old 04-20-2016, 10:47 PM   #12
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Old 04-20-2016, 11:25 PM   #13
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8 months and counting for me. No regrets. plan to trim down the storage unit this summer (yeah right!).

And congrats, by the way. Interested to hear how it's going.

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Old 04-21-2016, 01:17 PM   #14
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Awesome, good for you guys!
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Old 04-25-2016, 10:34 AM   #15
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congratulations and wish it was us

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