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Old 28-07-2008, 09:37   #1
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Hi from Alaska

My husband and I recently purchased a 1997 Beneteau Oceanis 463. We are new sailors and are living aboard. We have LOTS of questions. Our home is Ketchikan, Alaska. We're looking forward to exploring our island as well all of southeast Alaska.

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Old 28-07-2008, 09:42   #2
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Old 28-07-2008, 11:19   #4
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Welcome to Cruisers Forum.

A friend of mine was stationed at USCG Station Ketchikan many moons ago, and absolutely loved it up there. Keep us posted on your sailing adventures.
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Old 28-07-2008, 11:23   #5
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Old 28-07-2008, 11:25   #6
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Thanks for that, after a fast google and google maps, Ketchikan is now on my I must visit list.

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Old 29-07-2008, 11:30   #7
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Old 05-01-2009, 23:12   #8
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I just came across your post and I thought I'd drop you a line. There are three of us sailors wintering over in Craig, AK, which is about 60 air miles to the west of you. We are on three different sailboats and plan to cruise southeast Alaska this spring and summer. Hope to see you guys out there this summer. Regards, fives5s
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Greetings from another Alaskan.

We'll be passing Ketchikan sometime this summer when we bring S/V ORCA to Alaska...

Would like to see you post about your living aboard experience and about your area.
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You haven't seen Alaska from a sailboat until you've sailed Prince William Sound. Check out Cordova....
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