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Old 08-03-2014, 18:54   #1
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Hi there to all you cruisers,

I signed up for the forums and I'm looking forward to participating. I thought I'd say a few words to introduce myself. I've just retired from the contracting business and will be taking the yacht I built from Pittsburgh to the Gulf and eventually into the Caribbean. Briefly, she's a Robert's 53 in steel... have a look at the photos in my album if you'd like. I'll be leaving Pittsburgh PA around mid April 2014 for a trip down the Ohio River, up the Tennessee River, across the TennTom Waterway and down the Tombigbee River into Mobile. Bound for Pensacola FL to a shipyard to do some work on the bottom. I'd be interested in having some crew along to help, mostly with the many locks. I'm thinking about 3 to 3 1/2 weeks for the whole trip but would welcome help for a part of it. I'll be posting more details in the crew wanted area.

I'm pretty knowledgeable about boat construction, mechanical/electrical systems, woodworking, etc. and I hope I have an opportunity to help some of you. Be reading the posts and offering if I can. It would be great to hear from you if you'd like to know more.
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Old 08-03-2014, 19:09   #2
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Re: Greetings to All. New Member Rob612 Saying Hi!

Welcome aboard. Nice boat.
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Old 09-03-2014, 09:48   #3
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Welcome to the forum. I built a Roberts 34 for myself and helped a friend build a Roberts 434.
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Old 09-03-2014, 10:26   #4
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Re: Greetings to All. New Member Rob612 Saying Hi!

Welcome to CF Roberto!!!

Nice ride to be sure...

I see already your plan to post your request in the "crew wanted" section too... Good move...

Matt Sachs has a steel Roberts, and he's on the Tenn somewhere... near knox?

Make sure you stop by to say Hi... I'm near Pickwick/Tenn-Tom... I'll bring a couple cold beverages....
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Old 13-03-2014, 09:28   #5
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Hey there...

Very nice hearing from you again. I'll be sure to keep you posted on our progress. Appreciate the offer on the drinks. The offer's still open for crew to ride along if that's something you'd like. A little local knowledge would be welcomed as well. Probably be in your area around the first week of May.

Thanks for your interest.
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Rob612.
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Hey there...

Very nice hearing from you again. I'll be sure to keep you posted on our progress. Appreciate the offer on the drinks. The offer's still open for crew to ride along if that's something you'd like. A little local knowledge would be welcomed as well. Probably be in your area around the first week of May.

Thanks for your interest.
Probably pressed during your time frame... Family from CA visiting... You never know though.... We'll keep in touch and see what plays out... Don't forget to PM Matt... I'll bet he'd love to see another Roberts and who knows... could have a few spare days himself!
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here.
That trip sounds like fun. Wish I had May free.
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