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Old 29-10-2011, 17:06   #1
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I am a brand new member of the Forum. My name is Dave Garrett and I am a 100 ton USCG licensed Captain (now retired). My current boat is a Pearson 365 Ketch called PEGASUS, and I sail her around the keys and Biscayne Bay.

So far, I don't know my way around the forum, but my current interest is in Diesel repair, and most marine maintenance problems.

The forum membership seems to be from all over the world.. I am located in Coconut Grove, Fl. and woul enjoy meeting any local Forum sailors and others heading this way.
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Old 29-10-2011, 19:18   #2
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Welcome aboard! We spent a few days at the Dinner Key Marina at the Old Pan Am base in Coconut Grove in our trawler a couple of years ago. We really enjoyed it, it is a beautiful area with lots of good cruising nearby.
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Old 29-10-2011, 23:50   #3
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Welcome Dave. I proposed to my wife while we were anchored in Biscayne Bay. I figured she would have to say yes because she can't swim! And I was right!
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Old 30-10-2011, 10:35   #4
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Hey Dave...welcome to the forum.
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Old 05-11-2011, 20:00   #5
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Old 05-11-2011, 20:38   #6
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Dave, welcome from the Chesapeake Bay,MD.
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Old 06-11-2011, 03:02   #7
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Dave.
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Old 15-11-2011, 21:42   #8
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here. If you explore the subjects in the forums on the first line you'll see lots of information on diesels.
kind regards,
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Old 16-11-2011, 06:39   #9
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G'day and welcome also.
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