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Old 19-12-2011, 16:24   #31
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Re: 2012 - What are your Plans / Dreams / Fuzzy Intentions?

  1. Sell house (renos almost complete)
  2. Sell small business (buyer on the hook)
  3. buy condo in SW FL
  4. buy boat
  5. take extensive sailing upgrade lessons
  6. spend year sailing in gulf
  7. see grandkids back up north
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Old 19-12-2011, 17:03   #32
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Old 19-12-2011, 17:18   #33
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Re: 2012 - What are your Plans / Dreams / Fuzzy Intentions?

I cant plan any thing till I find out what they are going to do with my little Gemini,
Write it off or fix it. ???????????????????????.
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Old 19-12-2011, 23:08   #34
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Old 20-12-2011, 01:40   #35
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Re: 2012 - What are your Plans / Dreams / Fuzzy Intentions?

1. Learn to lower my mast then get under bridges and out of the river to the open ocean.

2. Every other thing needed to be confident for no 1. above.
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Old 20-12-2011, 02:18   #36
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Re: 2012 - What are your Plans / Dreams / Fuzzy Intentions?

Engine running,
cutter rig hooked up,
termites,
haul out,
Gone sailing...
Then a ton of smaller projects ...
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Old 21-12-2011, 05:31   #37
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Re: 2012 - What are your Plans / Dreams / Fuzzy Intentions?

1. Finally retire (this will be my third try as folks keep offering me good money - but I'm determined this time).

2. Buy a boat. I've got plenty of money for what I want and have found two good boats already. I'll be able to move quickly when the time comes.

3. Get said new boat to the Great Lakes and cruise.

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Old 21-12-2011, 05:54   #38
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Re: 2012 - What are your Plans / Dreams / Fuzzy Intentions?

  1. Likely retire (early)
  2. Laminate exterior of hull and finish
  3. Flip the hull
  4. Laminate the enterior of the hull
  5. Install stringers and bulkheads
  6. Begin fitout with engine install
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Old 21-12-2011, 06:13   #39
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Re: 2012 - What are your Plans / Dreams / Fuzzy Intentions?

sell the kids on ebay...

sell my 20 footer

fit the new engine and new mast on the macwester

haul out the big boat ,anti foul,overhaul main engine and genset

been invited out to senegal to help out on a build of a 70 ft catamaran in feb-march.......

priorities........priorities???.......senegal could be fun.........
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