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Old 24-02-2011, 04:56   #1
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Hello to everyone

Hi from Thailand! To introduce myself:

My name is Alf, I learned to sail in the the early '90 on the north
sea and purchased my first boat, a Faehnrich 31 built in '68 in Bremen
in the year 1995. With her I left Germany in '99 and sailed her across
the atlantic to the Carrebean. There I decided not to sail back to
Germany but to purchase a bigger boat and continue sailing. I found my
current boat, Freedom Fargo in Trinidad and continued through the
Panama Canal and the Pacific Ocean. I spent a considerable time in the
South Pacific, living the life of a low budget sailor, stretching the
budget with occasional charters and doing repair work on boats.

In 2006 I arrived in Thailand and started with another German sailor
whom I met in Australia, the first charter company on Koh Tao in the
Gulf of Thailand, far away from any yacht facilities and marinas.
Of course I have the commercial interest to get my business a little bit better known, but I'd like as well to contribute from my experiences and my profound knowledge how to maintain a boat on a tight budget and far away from any yacht facilities.

Cheers

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Old 24-02-2011, 05:09   #2
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Welcome Capt Alf

Spent a few days anchored off Koh Tao back in the early 90's, pretty remote place back then
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Hi there Alf... Welcome to CF.. looking forward to hearing more of your adventures.. there's an active thread about cruising for $500 max/month maybe you can contribute to the existing experiences...
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Old 24-02-2011, 06:06   #4
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Captain Alf.
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Old 24-02-2011, 06:14   #5
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Yes, welcome aboard Captain Alf - looking forward to your imput.

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Old 24-02-2011, 07:23   #6
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Welcome aboard and enjoy CF, hope to hear more from you..
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Welcome to CF...
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
It's good to have you here.
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