Episode 3 "Dreams to Reality"

July 1, 2016



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Last Week’s (Episode) 

      Stripping Away pieces of our life and self

The Search and the Crazy Cosmic Ridiculousness

      Bob and Jody Bitchin – Instrumental in the Process

      Other People’s Paradise 
      Latitudes and Attitudes   

      Cruising Outpost Magazine

      Met Bob and Jody at the St. Pete Boat Show:     
      Why Lucky Liked Bob Bitchin

      Bob never had a “Real Job”

      All the things he did, all the things he loves

Who did Dawn Like?

      Bob and Jody Bitchin

      Bob and Kaye Steadman “Cruising with Bettie":   

      Ahmed and Lena Agrama – Sea of Love Productions on YouTube:  

      Lin and Larry Pardey  

The Difference between them all

      “I Can’t recommend Decadence as a way of Life, but it works for ME.”

      The Difference between the Bitchins and the Pardeys

Being a Purist:  Dawn Pulls the Cork

       Dawn Doesn’t Give a Shit

       What Decadence Means to Dawn – Lin’s Example

       Bob and Kaye at Cruising With Bettie – The Film Style and Their Crazy Adventure

       Lena and Ahmed Agrama at Sea of Love Productions

             Their Sensuality, Diving with Sharks, and Getting Busy

             Associating with Others, Appreciating the Similarities, bringing our

Personalities to Cruising

       Monitizing on a Life We Love,

             Finding our Niche

             Bringing the Best of all Under one Roof

             Blowing Everyone out of the Water

Shopping for A BOAT:  The SEARCH



      Sailing, Cruising and Liveaboard Pages on Facebook

Specific Attributes Lucky and Dawn were Looking for in their Boat

     World Cruiser, Capable of Crossing Oceans

     Room for Provisioning


     Heavy Displacement – Not Fast, but handle weather

     Thick Hull

     Full Keel Tracks well

     Double Ender – Canoe Stern allows water around

     Center Cockpit – steering in Middle instead of back and Aft Cabin

     Cutter rig – Two headsails

Brands of Boats we Loved





      Tai Ching



      Hans Christian

Why?  Overbuilt, Heavy duty, Like the Cars Dawn Likes

      How Dawn Handled a Tropical Storm in S/V Chrysalis

So MANY boats, choosing a 30 year old boat ON Purpose

      The Properties of Fiberglass in the 70’s & 80’s

      The Craftsmanship of Older Boats

            How Older Taiwanese Boats Were Built

First up:  The Slocum 43 – A Serious Contender

      In Virginia – A Hellacious Winter

      We Sail Where the Butter Melts

      Owner Made a Difficult Purchase

      The Benefit of the TIMELINE and SPECIFICITY in Manifesting

      Create urgency

      But, Loosen the Grip

      Holy Shit, This WORKS!!

Lucky Set the DATE:  Sleeping on the Boat by DECEMBER 15th

      The Safety of Setting the Reasonable Goal

      The voice of the “Yeah, BUT”

      The Slocum – She was MASSIVE

      Difficulties Arise in the Purchase

Heading Home – Watching Down the Rabbit Hole 

      “This Could Really Happen!”

      The Deal Falls through and Hopes are Dashed

      Back to the Drawing Board

      Releasing and Moving On:  NEXT

      How We Justify Losses

      Talking Ourselves into and out of Anything

Lucky Receives a Private Message – Another Boat!

      The Gulfstar 47

The Florida Search:  A Shotgun Blast

     The Bruce Roberts – the SHIP

     The Vagabond 42 – Catching the Dream from a Dreamboat

     Clearwater Beach – Lucky’s Dream Location

     The Beauty and the Pain of a Neglected Classic

The Spindrift 43 – Riding the Roller Coaster

      Why you Never See a Sprindrift on the Market

      The Dizzying Online Search
      Dang!  She’s Pretty Cool

      Lucky Humors Dawn’s Idea and Agrees

      The Spindrift Has ALL the Criteria – Is this the Boat?

             Lucky is in Love – With the BOAT

             Dawn Wasn’t Impressed – Doesn’t “Fit”

             How Lucky knew to Back off – “Get Her On Board” by Nick O’Kelly  

             We Pass on the Spindrift

The Gulfstar 47 – A “Million Dollar” yacht

      Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover         

      A King Sized Bed and Mirrors on the Ceiling!                                                          

      Dawn Starts Drinking During the ShowDiseño Malbec – “GREAT Everyday       Drinker” 

Dawn Breaks the News on the Last Night in Florida:  “Don’t be Mad at Me”

      Call the Broker – We Need a Second Look

      Our Amazing Broker:  Alan Pressman at Windswept Yacht Sales in Sarasota:

      Lucky Shits His Pants and Does the Happy Dance

      Dawn Tries on the Spindrift One More Time

           “I think this is our Home!”

     The Seller’s Loss of Identity

     Flying through the brokers – “They’re All Schmucks!”

     Letting Go of a Dream and Passing it On to Us

     The Boat Survey – Home Inspection/Appraisal

           She’s Solid As a Rock

     Sneaking Aboard Overnight

           The Alarm Sounds!!

           “I will be Sleeping on My Boat by December 15th at 10:00 p.m.”

           The Danger of Applying Logic and Reasonable Thinking and Logic to our Dreams


      Get your Head out of the Way

      What Happens when You Share Your Dreams with Others

      Listening to our own Brain Banter

      Lucky and Dawn Both Get a Two-for-One                






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