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Old 28-07-2010, 18:44   #16
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Originally Posted by speakeasy View Post
Hi bmiller! How many made it cruising all on their own petard? (is that legal french?) Very few I would say. We all synthesize info from all sides and learn from those who've gone ahead.

And lastly, give me a couple of single malts and I can get pretty damn grumpy with moral indignation about a range of stuff.
I was refering to financial means. My guess would be the vast majority. Info and advice is different.

I've always thought cruisers were pretty much self realiant. Could be wrong.

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Old 31-07-2010, 20:12   #17
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Its good you have a blog. I don't. If it were me, unless I was begging for money, I'd leave off the Paypal button.
That's not the way cruisers operate. I've met some boaters who needed money. They didn't have to ask. I gave them some equipment I had extra. I'm extremely generous but not to people who beg.
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