Tag Archives: Boat Shopping

Patreon Gift of Cruising Winner Updates

Hello crew!  Some very exciting updates for you all here from our previous three Gift of Cruising winners.  Winner #1 has bought a boat!  And you’ll get to the see the make and model and learn why they chose the … Continue reading

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Boat #14: 2005 Hunter 36

What’s the first thing we do after we dock our boat at a new location?  Walk the marina or cruise around the anchorage and look at all the other boats there.  We tour boats to help you all learn more … Continue reading

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Boat #5: 1981 Tartan 37

This is a real treat for you here guys.  This is our buddy, Mike (the beekeeper’s) boat who was our neighbor at the shipyard, so you get to see some before and after footage from his ongoing restoration of this … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want Children, But I Want My Child

I once had a good friend tell me this.  She was a single mom who had her daughter at a very early age (eighteen) and raised her on her own through college and law school.  By the time she and … Continue reading

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#55: First Gift of Cruising Winners!

This is it!  Our first Give the Gift of Cruising Giveaway and I’m so excited I could almost fart!  Almost …  Congratulations to Lance and Shelly Hopson, winners of our first Gift of Cruising: Pam Wall Cruising Consultant’s “Find Your … Continue reading

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Boat Shopping Should Be Fun

“It should!  It should be a fun experience,” she said.  “Not a frustrating one.”   Pam Wall told me this, just recently when I was speaking to her over the phone to get her contribution for the Gift of Cruising … Continue reading

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Boat #3: 1984 Sabre 34

This one really surprised even me.  I’ve been aboard before but never had the opportunity to really appreciate the beauty and simplicity of the Sabre.  A well-designed, trustworthy cruiser capable of housing a family of five.  Wow.  Enjoy the tour! … Continue reading

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Boat #2: 1992 Catalina 34

Boat Tour No. 2!  Follow along as Bob aboard s/v Partager (meaning “to share” in French) shares a tour of his boat, some system upgrades, some lessons learned and how he came to be called “Backwards Bob!”  Let me know … Continue reading

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Boat #1: 1982 Pearson 36 Cutter

First boat tour kids!  We’re going to set foot on different boats to help you find yours.  This beauty is our broker, Kevin’s, boat and not only did he give us a tour but also some great advice for those … Continue reading

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#44: The Gift of Cruising

Big news kids!  I’m going to give an invaluable gift of cruising to one of my Patrons.  If you all help just a little, I can give something very BIG to one of YOU.  I believe this is the best … Continue reading

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