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Old 23-02-2007, 06:46   #1
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Hi from Michigan

nice forum!
I am pretty new to sailing, but aim to buy a mid sized cruising cat in the next few years.

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Old 23-02-2007, 06:51   #2
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Old 23-02-2007, 07:18   #3
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Where in Michigan are you located?
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Old 23-02-2007, 09:31   #4
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Welcome aboard cruisecat99. Lot's of good infor here, I'm sure you'll enjoy the site.
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Old 23-02-2007, 10:46   #5
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Old 23-02-2007, 12:24   #6
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Welcome! It takes a while to find the right boat, so your couple of years plan is probably appropriate. We searched several years for a monohull, and once we decided on a cat it took another two.

We have a mid size cruising cat, a 38 ft. Prout, one of the 37 or so built in South Africa in the mid-90's. Sunspot Baby, my other half, is also on this forum.

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You will get much good information on this forum, and have fun in the process.

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Old 23-02-2007, 14:02   #7
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this big trouble with cats in michigan is finding a place to dock them. unless you plan to moor.

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