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Old 18-07-2012, 03:13   #1
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Hello from Scotland

Hello Everyone.

I've popped in and out of this forum for quite a while, mostly looking at OpenCPN thread I admit. Time to contribute I think.
Currently I sail a nice Nicholson 26, Ladybird of Rhu, around the Firth of Clyde and, when time permits, outside the Mull of Kintyre and the Western Isles.
Before that I had a 2.5 Ton Hillyard, a restoration project that inoculated me against wooden boats.
Going back further I sailed a 9m Catalac and spent 5 years based in Tunisia (working) and cruising the central Med. It was tough, but someone had to do it.
The first boat I bought was a bilge-keel Westerly Windrush, a 26 foot bilge keeler well suited to Morecambe bay and the Irish Sea as I spent a lot of time sitting on the putty waiting on the tide coming back in.

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Old 18-07-2012, 05:03   #2
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Andy.

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Aloha Andy
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here.
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