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Old 30-07-2012, 17:58   #1
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Hello from Dutchess County New York

I grew up sailing Dad's boats (Cape Dory 25, Ericson 27, and Morgan 384) on Long Island Sound and the Eastern Seaboard from VA to ME. Now I am the Dad and want my two daughters to love the water as much as I.

A few years back they became able swimmers, so I felt I could by a boat and came home with an O'Day 17, little suspecting they would not like it. I've begun to win the 9-year old over, still working on the 12-year old. She finds the O'Day too tippy.

So, we're in the process of purchasing a Southern Cross 31 , hull #11 "Red Sky." THIS should be a little less tippy and it's a whole lot easier to go for a cruise. We're members of the Poughkeepsie Yacht Club on the Hudson, but am 1 hour 15 minutes by car from Norwalk, CT on Long Island Sound. Plenty of choices to gunk hole.
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Old 31-07-2012, 06:38   #2
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Reills.
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Old 08-08-2012, 17:07   #4
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here.
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