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Old 27-09-2010, 04:09   #1
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Hello from Oregon

What the heck, have been perusing for awhile, may as well ring in. Lifelong sailor, a string of past (sail)boats from 8' to current 43'. Mainly Pacific Northwest cruising but several trips down the Oregon/Calif coast and a solo from BC to Mexico. Currently slogging it out working with retirement and full time cruising on the elusive horizon. I enjoy this board and the personalities within much more than the other sailing forums where the 'experts' can't actually have time to sail with the thousands of verbose posts they have.
Cheers, John in Portland.

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Old 27-09-2010, 04:46   #2
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Welcome! And salutorious salutory salutations and all that jazz.

You're a lifelong sailor, I'm a lifelong wanderer trying to get my feet off the ground Careful, you meet all types here.

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Old 27-09-2010, 05:11   #3
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...and a solo from BC to Mexico.
Excellent! Welcome. Tomorrow, or the next day, I solo from Borneo to Palau.
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Old 27-09-2010, 08:34   #4
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Welcome wereboat!
We're on the other coast, but love your side!
Carlos & Maria
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Old 19-10-2010, 13:10   #5
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
I'm a native Oregonian transplanted to Hawaii via many other places the Navy took me.
Hope you enjoy this forum as much as I have in the past few years. Lots of discussions on interestin stuff.
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