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Old 28-12-2009, 03:48   #1
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Greetings from Dubai

Hello everyone, as I am nearing my retirement (early) I have decided to quit the Power brigade and go sailing for free instead. I am in the process of buying a ketch and wish to sail around Malaysia for a bit, langkawi is were I will be based, in between Dubai work, and wish to take the "Milk run" later after a year or so getting used to sailing. Looking forward to being an active member and friend to you all, so thanks for giving a little latitude to a new sail member, (already 1000nmiles as crew/watchkeeper) who has a lot to learn. Hugh
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Old 28-12-2009, 04:31   #2
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A warm welcome to you, Hugh! Hope you enjoy the Forum.



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Old 28-12-2009, 04:56   #3
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Hugh.

It’s good to have a “grownup” coming over from “the dark side” (power boats), and sailing into the “light’.
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Is it true that Dubai is a good place to buy boats right now as a result of the recession?
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Old 28-12-2009, 08:21   #6
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Hey Hugh...welcome to the forum.
We're in Yemen and get to Dubai often.
Good luck with the boat buy.
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Old 28-12-2009, 14:43   #7
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A warm welcome to you, Hugh! Hope you enjoy the Forum.



[p.s. if you think sailing is "free", you have a huge shock coming!]
Paying up to 1000$ every time you go out in a Power boat, sailing is free trust me...
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