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Old 04-02-2009, 22:28   #16
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Vida, member since '07 and only 07 posts? (04 before this thread)???? Glad to see you've contributed to the forum before you had a website.

Anyways, less pics of your mug and more pics of the boat, eh?


As opposed to 200 posts in one month?

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Old 05-02-2009, 00:02   #17
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Why, you don't like my mug shot?

Yeah, I kind of explained the 2 year inactivity in the post that was removed. I have been using this web site as a learning tool about blue water boats and offshore sailing. Mostly my dream is to get a 42-45 foot blue water cruiser. Island Packets are very attractive to me. For some reason I kept very passive and never posted. Lots of reading though.

Got a Catalina 250 a few years back as a practice/first cruiser boat. I wanted to experience keel boats since I have been sailing dinghies at the age of 15. Its a good boat but already I want a bigger one.

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Racing night at the lake when there was no wind at all. Started handing over beer and made lots of friends that night for some reason

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Old 05-02-2009, 08:23   #18
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Originally Posted by Celestialsailor View Post
As opposed to 200 posts in one month?
Man, and I don't even have a site to promote, either. I should get on that. Thanks for reminding me Celesty, you are such a good friend.

Anyways, Steve, that's a sweet lookin ride ya got there. I like the site too.


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Old 05-02-2009, 09:41   #19
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Awesome site! Some of those books are hard to find, thanks for the link!
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Old 05-02-2009, 22:00   #20
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Apologys? I thought that was going to be a book written by Danielle Steel or somthin


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