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Old 30-12-2012, 14:41   #1
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Anyone With a Catamaran in the Ft. Lauderdale Area?

This is an unusual request, but a sincere one.

I have a good friend in a bit of an unhappy situation with his wife of 10 years. Together, they have been building a catamaran for the past two years. Although, still not complete, it is close to being ready to splash.

Without going into details, my friend is looking for a catamaran in the Ft. Lauderdale area to meet with his wife next thursday morning. He is hoping to win her back, and not throw away their dream that is so close to being finished.

If all goes well, it would be for a few hours. He is willing to pay $200.00 cash just to use the boat as a meeting place.

If you want to throw in some violin players, a bottle of vino, a chef and gourmet meal, that would be great! Just kidding....

From my friend-

Yes, good thinking, Ralph.

If I can find something out by the ICW (rather than in the Canals) all the better too, because it will have a nice breeze and have all that magic of the ocean.

I do kind of need a catamaran though, so when it does click, I can remind her that we have one of these, mostly done, just sitting around and that the dream (it was her dream - she chose it) is still there and waiting. That it doesn't have to end because of a little money setback.

I also have to be careful of large powerboats. That will just trigger bad memories for her. She wasn't a fan of working on megayachts.

But if anyone can broadcast this request out far and wide to anyone they know it Fort Lauderdale, it would be extremely helpful. I'm a man trying to save his wife and his marriage.

Please Help Me to Save This If You Can!


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Old 30-12-2012, 15:27   #2
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Re: Anyone With a Catamaran in the Ft. Lauderdale Area?

I guess the only thing is to stress that they would just sitting on the boat at the dock talking...

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Old 30-12-2012, 17:56   #3
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Re: Anyone With a Catamaran in the Ft. Lauderdale Area?

Why not just charter a Cat for a day or weekend?
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Re: Anyone With a Catamaran in the Ft. Lauderdale Area?

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... I have a good friend ...
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Old 30-12-2012, 19:17   #5
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True, Gord. I hope you had a great christmas, and have an even better new year!

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Re: Anyone With a Catamaran in the Ft. Lauderdale Area?

G'Day Ralph,

Being on a monomaran in the SW Pacific I can't offer my boat, but do hope that the un-named friend can sort things out.

Hope that your first holiday season as a cruiser has been fulfilling.

Cheers,

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Old 31-12-2012, 08:56   #7
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Hi Jim. We are enjoying ourselves. Best wishes and Happy New Year to you and Ann.

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