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Old 22-06-2010, 10:04   #1
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Greetings from Tampa

Hello Everyone,
I actually registered for the forum a few years ago, but then kind of forgot about it for a while. I was handing out at another sailing forum but got tired of all the negativity there. I think your forum has a much more positive vibe, giving constructive solutions instead of just telling people their dreams are not possible.

I live in Tampa, FL where I sail my 1981 Com-Pac 23. Right now I mostly daysail and weekend, but have plans to upgrade to something in the low 30's sometime within the next year and start doing some longer trips.

Anyway, great forum here.
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Old 22-06-2010, 10:39   #2
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Hi, just replied to your other post. My home base is Tampa bay also. Were currently in Vinoy basin. I sailed a 23 footer for years before stepping up to a Morgan 33 and moving aboard when the kids went their way. Our plans were to visit the Mississippi basin and area this summer which had to change for a few reasons.
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Old 22-06-2010, 10:44   #3
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Great to meet you!!! Good luck with your dreams - and you are so right - people here are very positive, have some very good ideas, and on occasion are even fairly amusing
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Old 23-06-2010, 11:47   #4
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Hello BluewaterMD,

Glad to see another member from the home port.

Where in the Tampa area do you sail?
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Old 23-06-2010, 13:30   #5
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Hello BluewaterMD, we are planning on being in Tampa in the coming months, maybe for some time. Any recommendations for both a good marina and/or anchoring spots?
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Old 23-06-2010, 19:13   #6
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Welcome.
This is a good place.
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Old 01-07-2010, 18:21   #7
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you posting here. I think the Compac 23s are pretty great little boats.
kind regards,
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Old 01-07-2010, 21:08   #8
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I am also a blue water MD. I worked outside the USA as an ophthalmologist for twenty-eight years, and some of those years happened while we were out cruising. I would cruise a little and work a little.

There are lots of offshore work opportunities for blue water MD types.
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ahoy BLUEWATERMD , from a father of a MD in Australia , (does that give me cred ?) , yes,enjoy CF and the Gallery.........its inspirational and calming
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