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Old 17-12-2007, 13:25   #1
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Christmas Lights 2007

Looked around for a thread on sailboat pictures with Christmas lights -- I could not find one. Anyways, I got tired of always fixing stuff and for stuff in line to be fixed, so I took a break and decorated my boat with lights this weekend. Anyone else decorated their boat? Anyone else have Christmassy Sailboats to Share?

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Old 17-12-2007, 14:51   #2
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That's gettin me in the mood... beautiful view!!!...... now where's that Cap'n Morgan!?

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That's beautiful!
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Old 17-12-2007, 18:24   #4
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It's very pretty but I plan to be sailing mine - Merry Christmas!
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We had the xmas parade here at the anchorage 3 weeks ago, it was pretty cool, about 30 boats, but i didn't take any pictures i was too busy enjoying.
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We're decorated our for the past 3 or 4 years. I will say it looks great, BUT! I'm really thinking I may not do it again. Trouble is, I spend so much time chasing and replacing bad strings of lights, blown circuits, lights wrapping on stays, etc, etc... And to top it off, I can't pick up and go sailing with all that stuff on the boat, in the rigging, and all. Drives me crazy. Makes the wife happy though so guess what I'll probably be doing again next year!
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Old 27-12-2007, 19:05   #7
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We do it on New Years Eve..(put the lights up that is) Simple: find aprox middle of lights. Attach to spare halyard. Pull up to top of mast. One end to bow other to stern, plug in turn on, stubbie still cold......
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Beautiful picture! I can't wait to get my boat so that next year I can do the same!

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