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Old 19-07-2014, 22:11   #1
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Got my First Sailboat!

Well, the deal is done and I'm the proud owner of a 2012 Jeanneau 44 Deck Salon!!! It's in St. Pete and should be in New Orleans within a few weeks.

Here are some picks from yachtworld http://www.yachtworld.com/boats/2012...s#.U8tPs6goPMV I'll post some more when it gets here!
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Old 19-07-2014, 22:30   #2
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Oh man, just thinking of all of the extra storage, for tools and rum. Congratulations!!
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Old 19-07-2014, 22:38   #3
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Thanks,

I'm very excited. Just closed on Friday and waiting for it to be delivered. Hopefully by the 1st of August.
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Look us up if you head to the USVI or down-island...

Cheers to you.

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Old 19-07-2014, 22:58   #5
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Woot! Congrat's - nice looking boat!
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Old 19-07-2014, 23:09   #6
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Almost as good as a catamaran......

FINE boat sir... spacious and comfortable and sails well.

Well done and many happy days of sailing.
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Old 20-07-2014, 05:09   #7
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Re: Got my First Sailboat!!!

Thanks everyone! It was love at first site online! Even my wife loved the pics. It's very modern. My broker was like "you know the wood is very light in color, are you okay with that?" I told him we loved it. I guess some are just old school. Luckily my wife and I are into modern euro design

As this is my first boat and I have minimal sailing experience we'll probably just be in Lake Pontchartrain for the rest of this year. Hopefully we'll venture into the gulf along the coast toward Florida next year and maybe the Caribbean within 2 years! Plus the new baby will be here in about 11 days, maybe before the boat! It's our first... boat and baby!
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Awesome... Congratulations on both counts..
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Re: Got my First Sailboat!!!

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Well, the deal is done and I'm the proud owner of a 2012 Jeanneau 44 Deck Salon!!! It's in St. Pete and should be in New Orleans within a few weeks.

Here are some picks from yachtworld 2012 Jeanneau 44DS Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com I'll post some more when it gets here!
Congratulations!

Now you can update your profile with your boat type - Whoo- Hoo!
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Old 20-07-2014, 08:19   #10
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I'm trying to figure out how to do that with the app on my android. Otherwise I'll have to do it on my laptop later.

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Re: Got my First Sailboat!!!

Congrats!

44DS is a sweet ride....

Tons of great CFr's down your way... gimme a shout if ya want some names...
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Sweet boat - congrats


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Congratulations! I am jealous. I love this model, because it has that huge aft cabin although the two cabin layout might not work for us since we have two large children.

Interior is pretty, with lots of windows, and it has a real nav station too.

Decent price too, since it looks like it has a lot of options. Have fun!! The rest of us will join you in a couple years!
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New boat and a new baby? You have a very understanding wife. Congratulations all around.
Where are you keeping the boat?
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Congrats.. Nice boat!
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