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Old 14-09-2009, 10:29   #1
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The Time Has Come!

It has been alot of prep work, but we are finally setting sail in 30 days. 18 months ago we purchased a Tayana 37 and believe that we have her ready to go. The boat has had work and upgrades completed, I am loading the last of the provisions, spare parts are stored. We have a complete first aid kit, ditch bag, charts books etc. (I don't know how some people decide to buy a boat and take off within months, we could never do that.) I still feel like I haven't learned enough but will continue to pour over the recommended books on route.

We plan to spend the first two years exploring the Caribbean and then who knows.......

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Old 14-09-2009, 10:31   #2
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If your vessel, and you are truly prepared. You will not regret this new chapter in your life. The world awaits you with mostly open arms........i2f

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Old 14-09-2009, 10:57   #3
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Old 14-09-2009, 11:03   #4
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Congratulations.... And even more so on getting the boat ready- even though we started cruising, our 'to-do' list keeps growing.

Hopefully our paths will cross. We enjoy meeting cruisers as we sail and anchor... and even more so with other T-37's.

Best of luck.
Steve Abel
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