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Old 30-07-2011, 23:32   #31
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Re: Goodbye Dirt People

If you make a spot in San Diego, let me know, we'll have you for dinner or something.
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Old 10-10-2011, 22:19   #32
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Re: Goodbye Dirt People

Well back to dirt..........Has been a horrible year on the Pacific coast. 2 large storms & 5 gales later we have to haul out and head back to Oregon for repairs. Nothing major, but to expencive in So. Calif.. I think that my Haida is the tuffest 26' boat I've ever sailed. I now know that it can take a lot more than I. But we did have a great time an will return to our cruising life as soon as possible. We saw 9 boats 40-50' range with severe damage, ours pretty minor in comparison. My wife was a natural as she had never sailed before. her first sail was out of the Columbia River, was even a flat day w/20 knt wind & 9' wind waves. and still can't wait to leave for the Carribean next fall. Pretty cool, I'm a very lucky guy now........Michael.......
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Old 11-10-2011, 00:40   #33
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Re: Goodbye, Dirt People

Lucky man indeed strong boat and a strong wife. Glad you three made it through alright and will soon be ready for more. Always welcome if we are still here in L.A. when you start out again, would also love to break open a cold one with ya!
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Old 11-10-2011, 09:18   #34
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Re: Goodbye, Dirt People

you guys hurry and come to pair a dice where all we have to worry about is bugs, heat, fishies and hurrycames...... is lovely here-- the pnw storms are waay too cold.
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Old 11-10-2011, 09:24   #35
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Good on you for stepping off and doing, fair winds and mild seas. I'll be down your way soon.
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