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Old 24-10-2013, 17:42   #1
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Hi All!

Looking at getting back into sailing after being on power boats a while.

Started sailing on Kentucky Lake in the late 70s ang bought our first boat, a 19' O'Day Mariner. Moved up to a 24' Seafarer that needed a lot of TLC in a year.

Moved from the area and about 10 years later moved to the Houston area and got a 33' Endeavor on Galveston Bay. A couple years later it was back to Kentucky. Decided to go with power boats for a while and went through a 23', 27' and 22' Sea Rays. When the daughter got into horses the boat had to go.

Now that the baby is in Grad school and on her own we bought a 30' Sea Ray that we keep in Panama City. We enjoy the boat, but still miss the sailing, so in December we're heading to Tortola for 5 days of sailing. We were there about 10 years ago to do the US Sail cruising courses.

If we enjoy ourselves as much as we think we'll probably put the Sundancer on the market in the spring.

Anyhow, just introducing myself and looking forward to lurking around.


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Old 24-10-2013, 18:15   #2
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Welcome aboard, Bud man. The sailing bug bit you and now your having a relapse. Good luck with your trip to Tortola.

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Old 25-10-2013, 05:35   #3
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Bud.
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Old 25-10-2013, 06:32   #4
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Welcome aboard, Bud! Enjoy your Virgin Island cruise.
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Old 25-10-2013, 07:50   #5
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Welcome and enjoy your sailing, don't miss stopping in trellis bay and grab some grub at the loose mongoose

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Old 26-11-2013, 14:31   #6
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