Here's our story, a tale of a
middle aged couple who got a wild idea to retire
from their responsible jobs, sell all their
perfectly good stuff, and wave goodbye to
family and friends in order to live on a boat.
The story begins with
purchase of an old cranky boat--a Bayliner 4550
Pilothouse--which was nicknamed "the butt ugly boat"
for reasons you shall soon understand. Let us begin
our story at the beginning: we
make a plan