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Old 06-04-2012, 21:00   #31
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Re: dying slowly in a glass box

Hey Mr B, that sounds like a pretty awesome office, stage 2 or 3 methinks

for the first time since ~1990 i haven't a bike, i sold my last one, an SV1000 suzuki to help fund the first car i have owned since 1992, my recycling project i mentioned earlier ... not nearly as much fun but its low, light and can carry my 6 and 8 y.o. a lot easier.

laser 2 with a 470 main = tippy little boat
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Old 06-04-2012, 21:40   #32
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Re: dying slowly in a glass box

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yes, i am thinking realistically that the odd couple of week adventures with 4 on board is possible. i don't think the family are yet ready to accept a wholesale move aboard (yet, i'll ease them into the idea), but i have no issues in extended soloing, i am sure i could write the best code i ever have off at a secluded bay

your boat sounds near exactly what i thought was a good design in the example i was thinking of 39' centre cockpit, although of course not necessarily that one, although i think it's well worth a look.
I like the Ferro Hartleys and providing there are no build issues, the design to me seems pretty sound and practical. Would be a good size boat for a family(who like each other and are not seeking a floating condo) to do some short term cruising in. Could be a bit of project boat, but it sounds like you don't mind getting your hands dirty.

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Old 06-04-2012, 22:14   #33
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Re: dying slowly in a glass box

When I got to the point that suicide sounded better than another day at work, I knew that something had to change. We sold our **** and split.
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Old 09-04-2012, 00:25   #34
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Old 22-04-2012, 20:29   #35
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Re: dying slowly in a glass box

Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here. When you are ready to escape you will.
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