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Old 19-10-2012, 15:28   #1
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Hello to everyone out there as foolish as I to buy a boat. :-) I am new to this site, been sailing for more decades then I want to remember. I live in Hawaii, onboard a Catalina 38, named 'The Grand Illusion", yes, named after the Styx album, the one with "Come Sail Away".
I look forward to hearing from like minded people. Aloha, Richard
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Old 19-10-2012, 15:37   #2
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Hi Richard and welcome to the forum.
Buying a boat. Mad, foolish insane We all share that psychosis here.
No cure, as far as we know
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Old 19-10-2012, 16:00   #3
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Welcome Richard!

I saw Styx in concert right after that album in '78. More decades ago than I want to think about!

And yes, we all share the boating insanity here!
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Richard.
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Hiya... Welcome to CF..
In Asia they reckon crazy folk have been touched by the 'Hand of God'.... well we're definitely a bit 'Touched'...
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Welcome to the forum Richard. Are you in the service with your boat on the base?
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here. I too lived aboard in Pearl Harbor '81 to '84. Things were different then. Wasn't any bridge.
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