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The Pack That Comes Together…Is Stronger!

Kola and Sprite are so glad you’re here!

Happy May Day! Spring is in the air! It’s a time of change and growth. And we’re feeling that given today marks our official launch of our Patreon Page. We weren’t sure when we were going to do this or even if we should, but when some folks elbowed us and said, “Hey, why aren’t you doing this?” We figured it was time.

Right now, even as our page numbers are small, we plan to put out some bonus footage right here frequently. We’re targeting once a week, but travel plans can sometimes inhibit that; also, episode production is priority. Kola and Sprite will tell you that long walks are also a priority — whether they be in the forest, the beach, or up a mountain.

We’d love to get to know you better, which was the number one motivator for us to create a Patreon community. Tell us about yourself via message here or at YouTube or via any of the social media platforms (we’re on instagram, twitter, and facebook). Why are you following us? Why did you join our Pack? What’s your dream?

In the meantime….

Peaceful sunrises and sunsets,

Greg, Casz, Kola & Sprite

SV Elli/RV Siggi

ProteusRising.com

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Chapter 15: Snowy Boat Jobs! Proteus Rising (Travel Life) Book 1 (Buy A Boat)

In this episode, we are fighting geography and weather to push forward to get our gal in the water as soon as possible. However, each job reveals more work to do. There may be cussing. There may be beer. At least there’s some fun.
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Chapter 14: Choices, Repairs & Purging! – Proteus Rising (Travel Life) Book One (Buy A Boat

Nothing like having your boat 100 miles away and get a phone call that the keys are missing and no one can find your vessel!

In this episode Tank decides on which university he will attend as a college football player, we begin the massive job of purging our suburban life, and then make another quick run for boat work, because we were notified they moved the boat, didn’t know where it was, nor could they locate the keys!

Thanks for those who asked about us starting a Patreon. We have launched it finally. Feel free to join the Proteus Rising Pack:  https://www.patreon.com/ProteusRising

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Who we are: We are Casz & Greg, empty nesters, Gen Xers, Adventure-Seeking Explorers, along with our two pups, Kola & Sprite. We bought a sailboat, sold our house, and bought an RV.  Now as constant travelers, we split our time between Sailboat and RV. This YouTube series documents all of it, from the dream to the realities. Come with us as we venture from land to sea and all around the world. #proteusrising

We left the chains of the corporate-sponsored suburban lifestyle, said goodbye to our mortgage, the golden handcuffs jobs, and are living a life that lets us see the world on our own terms. #proteusrising

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Places in this video:

Mount Si High School, Snoqualmie, Washington

The Thrasher Homestead, North Bend, WA

Marine Service Center, Anacortes, WA

Where we get our music: http://www.epidemicsound.com/

This episode features:

The Road to the Sea – Andreas Ericson

Someday I’ll Wait – Origo

We The Kings – Reversus

Between the Sun and the Deep Blue Sea – Martin Calberg

Back to Black – Victor Olsson

Grandpa’s Jokes – Stationary

Bossy Housewives – Stationary

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Chapter 13: We Pick A Name & Get to Work! – Proteus Rising (Travel Life) Book One (Buy A Boat)

In this episode we have a heart-to-heart about what to name our sailboat, make a list of boat jobs, and get to work … in the PNW rain, of course. Plus we squeeze in a couple more college visits.

As always we ask that you like, comment, share, and subscribe! Ring the bell and you won’t miss our next episode!

Come follow the adventure from the beginning: http://proteusrising.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/proteus.rising
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ProteusRising/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ProteusRising

Who we are: We are Casz & Greg, empty nesters, Gen Xers, Adventure-Seeking Explorers, along with our two pups, Kola & Sprite. We bought a sailboat, sold our house, and bought an RV. Now as constant travelers, we split our time between Sailboat and RV. This YouTube series documents all of it, from the dream to the realities. Come with us as we venture from land to sea and all around the world. #proteusrising

We left the chains of the corporate-sponsored suburban lifestyle, said goodbye to our mortgage, the golden handcuffs jobs, and are living a life that lets us see the world on our own terms. #proteusrising

Post Script information:

Places in this video:
North Bend, WA
Anacortes, WA
Western Oregon University
Linfield College, Oregon

Where we get our music: http://www.epidemicsound.com/
This episode features:
The Road to the Sea – Andreas Ericson
Yeah Cool – Martin Veida
Tuesday Night – Kalle Engstrom
Late Decisions – Donell Mase
Valhalla – Ocean James
Under the Same Stars – Flickering
Silly Drunken Pirate – Anders Ekengren

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Chapter 12: Sailboat Owners! Now What? – Proteus Rising (Travel Life) Book One (Buy A Boat)

In this episode we talk about what we learned going through the process of shopping for and buying a sailboat. We attend the Seattle Boat show as new boat owners, discover a new restaurant and pub, and start making tough decisions, like where the heck we are going to moor a 41-foot sailboat.
As always we ask that you like, comment, share, and subscribe! Ring the bell and you won’t miss our next episode!

Come follow the adventure from the beginning: http://proteusrising.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/proteus.rising
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ProteusRising/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ProteusRising

Who we are: We are Casz & Greg, empty nesters, Gen Xers, Adventure-Seeking Explorers, along with our two pups, Kola & Sprite. We bought a sailboat, sold our house, and bought an RV. Come with us as we venture from land to sea and all around the world. #proteusrising

We left the chains of the corporate-sponsored suburban lifestyle, said goodbye to our mortgage, the golden handcuffs jobs, and are living a life that lets us see the world on our own terms. #proteusrising

Post Script information:

Places in this video:
Seattle, WA
Mercer Island, WA
North Bend, WA

Where we get our music: http://www.epidemicsound.com/
This episode features:
The Road to the Sea – Andreas Ericson
Written In Stone – Dayon
Long Roads – John and The Land of Plenty
Back to Seattle – Björn Skogsberg

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Chapter 11: Will We Lose Our Earnest Money? Post-Survey Second Thoughts (Travel Life), Book One, Proteus Rising (Buy A Boat)

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In this episode we get the mechanical survey back and have some second thoughts about the Bayfield 36 sailboat we were looking to purchase. We have to stop boat shopping to head to Canada for an official college visit with our son. But we have to make a decision on the boat or lose our interest money! What to do? Watch and find out.

Come follow the adventure from the beginning: http://proteusrising.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/proteus.rising
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ProteusRising/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ProteusRising

Who we are: We are Casz & Greg, empty nesters, Gen Xers, Adventure-Seeking Explorers, along with our two pups, Kola & Sprite. We bought a sailboat, sold our house, and bought an RV. Come with us as we venture from land to sea and all around the world. #proteusrising

We left the chains of the corporate-sponsored suburban lifestyle, said goodbye to our mortgage, the golden handcuffs jobs, and are living a life that lets us see the world on our own terms. #proteusrising

Post Script information:

Places in this video:
Vancouver, B.C.
Burnaby, B.C. (Simon Fraser University)
North Bend, WA

Kudos :
Berg Marine Surveys
http://www.bergmarinesurveys.com/

Rob Rhodes, Mechanical Surveyor
https://www.bizapedia.com/wa/blue-sky…

Where we get our music: http://www.epidemicsound.com/
This episode features:
The Road to the Sea – Andreas Ericson
Dream Bigger – Yi Nantiro
The Long Walk – Jimmy Wahlsteen
Rain Trap – Majk Jutbo

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Chapter Ten: Taking the Helm – Survey & Sea Trial Part 2! Proteus Rising – Book One

Even feeling the start of a virus, this guy was not going anywhere that wasn’t on this boat.

In this episode we continue our adventures in Anacortes, Washington as we put our intended sailboat through the paces of a detailed Survey & Sea Trial; however, the day is thwarted with a adrenaline hangover with a touch of flu. More importantly, did this Bayfield 36 pass the test?

As always we ask that you like, comment, share, and subscribe! Ring the bell and you won’t miss our next episode!

Come follow the adventure from the beginning: http://proteusrising.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/proteus.rising
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ProteusRising/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ProteusRising

Who we are: We are Casz & Greg, empty nesters, Gen Xers, Adventure-Seeking Explorers, along with our two pups, Kola & Sprite. We bought a sailboat, sold our house, and bought an RV. Come with us as we venture from land to sea and all around the world. #proteusrising

We left the chains of the corporate-sponsored suburban lifestyle, said goodbye to our mortgage, the golden handcuffs jobs, and are living a life that lets us see the world on their own terms. #proteusrising

Post Script information:

Places in this video:
Anacortes, Washington
Fidalgo Bay

Kudos :
Berg Marine Surveys
http://www.bergmarinesurveys.com/

Rob Rhodes, Mechanical Surveyor
https://www.bizapedia.com/wa/blue-sky-marine-llc.html

Where we get our music: http://www.epidemicsound.com/
This episode features:
The Road to the Sea – Andreas Ericson
Dreamers of the Shore – Daniel Gunnarsson
Dream Catcher – Gavin Luke
Surface of the Sun – OTE
Some Day I’ll Wait – Origo

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Chapter Nine: Learning the Ropes – Survey & Sea Trial Part 1! Proteus Rising – Book One

In this episode we make the trek back to Anacortes, Washington for a weekend away and the more importantly learning the ropes as we ready for the Survey & Sea Trial for our prospective sailboat. As always, we explore along the way and when we arrive, including cool places to eat and hike.

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Watch here: https://youtu.be/aA-7oFSx4mU

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Chapter Eight: The Deal! Proteus Rising – Book One

In this episode we make the trek more than 100 miles from our homestead to where the Bayfield 36 is on the hard, to take a second look, and then make the offer if the gut-check is right. Along the route there are some roadtrip shenanigans and we take in the sights and wildlife all around us. Then it’s time to pay some bills.

Watch here:
https://youtu.be/1ashmBXe2Pg

https://youtu.be/1ashmBXe2Pg

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