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Old 07-31-2018, 02:23 PM   #1
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Hello everyone! I am about 5 years from fully retiring and I want to slowly travel the waterways when I do. I found this forum and decided it looks like a good place to get smarter on everything Trawlers. I have never operated anything larger than a 17 ft Bayliner, so that is my level of expertise. My background is aviation maintenance so I don't have a problem getting my hands dirty. My plan is to spend the next 3-4 years getting smarter and shopping around for that perfect Trawler. Then spend the next 1-2 years slowly learning/fixing/operating everything about her before retiring and setting off for long term travel. I promise, I will try to minimize the noobie questions by scouring the archives first then researching via the internet.
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Welcome aboard y'all. http://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/s...1-a-14905.html
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Welcome.. You will find plenty of trawlers on the rivers in the great state of Alabama.... ROLL TIDE !!!!
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Welcome Jeff. It sounds like you have the right skills and attitude to be successful. Please don't be shy about asking newbie questions. That is how I learn.
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Wifey B: Will the boat be for just you or others too?
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RT, thanks, I will definitely check out the Boat Search 101
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Welcome Jeff. It sounds like you have the right skills and attitude to be successful. Please don't be shy about asking newbie questions. That is how I learn.
Thanks Dhays, I try to rely on myself first and foremost but you better believe Iíll be asking some questions especially when it comes to safety.
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Wifey B: Will the boat be for just you or others too?
B, itíll be me and Teresa, definitely my better half.
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