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Old 18-09-2009, 13:06   #1
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The wife and I are looking to set sail in 2010 doing the ditch she is looking to talk and find out about craft thing people do while sailing
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Old 18-09-2009, 13:29   #2
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Jewelry is very popular, especially if you use shells or beach glass. Many cruisers sell it. Painting is another popular thing, watercolours mostly.
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How 'bout macrame, you can work on knot tying skills at the same time.
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varnishing teak, painting non-skid, molding shaping & sanding fiberglass, sewing canvas, sewing sails, etc. Plenty of crafts to keep her busy aboard.
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varnishing teak, painting non-skid, molding shaping & sanding fiberglass, sewing canvas, sewing sails, etc. Plenty of crafts to keep her busy aboard.
The above usually keeps me quite busy. Perhaps you could get her a copy of "This Old Boat" for a present....

Photography is another good one.
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it seems like almost every woman out here is into bead and shell jewelry. it's a popular gift. margie has several pieces given to her by other cruising ladies.
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