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Old 29-10-2008, 01:06   #16
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haha, i hear you. thats why i said "essentially".
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Old 29-10-2008, 03:15   #17
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The boat will be cheaper and the chandleries will be cheaper.

Low volume = high prices...
I'm not sure about that. Maybe the boats (although there are good deals to be found because ex-pats contracts expire and boat owners have to move back to UK, OZ, US, etc.) Chandleries definitely cheaper. Unless things have changed significantly in 3 years, the best bargains on rigging, cordage, etc. by far are to be had by haunting the HK chandleries.

RONNIE -- I left you a telephone number on your blog for a guy in HK who is a good friend of mine and might still know his way around the local boat market. He's a first-class, standup pom (Brit).
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Old 29-10-2008, 11:34   #18
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haha, i hear you. thats why i said "essentially".
BS!

I guess you can be a great writer if you can twist that word to convince people you "sailed around the world".

Essentially you did not.

But that is just the way I read it. And I have read almost all of it.

You get to call things as you see them (and even write it down for others to buy and read) but it is for sure I do not see things the way you do.

No sale here!
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Old 29-10-2008, 20:49   #19
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Essentially he has sailed almost half way around the world of you consider passage on a Chinese container ship sailing.

The book also doesn't have to be just about sailing. There are plenty of those books around. How about my getting around the world odyssey? He's already got a couple of interesting chapters. Unfortuntately in order to keep the drama high he's going to have to keep exposing himself to risks and not die in the process.

BTW - Ronnie. Curious. How high was the container ship riding in the water? I bet it was empty. That's the problem....
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He's already got a couple of interesting chapters. Unfortuntately in order to keep the drama high he's going to have to keep exposing himself to risks and not die in the process.
But for "Interesting Chapters" he is in the right (wrong? ) part of the world
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Not in Hong Kong but.......

Check this one Ronnie might be your next legs

http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...-it-20689.html

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thanks for the link, but i don't think that boat is what i need right now, not to mention the location is not really convenient for me.
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