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Old 06-12-2009, 20:57   #1
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Hi from Ontario, Canada

Hi everyone,

I am sooooo happy to say that my fiance and i have just recently bought a 27ft C&C!!! We bought it on Ebay and actually got a really really good deal. It is in great shape for a 1972. We are very lucky!! Sailing has always been a DREAM of mine since i was young. I love the water and feel completely at peace.......when i'm sailing i feel like i have no other thoughts or cares....its amazing.
It will be in our driveway very soon and i can't wait to put it in the water.
I really didn't think we would manage to own a boat so soon! I believe this boat found US and it was meant to be!

Well, just wanted to introduce myself and say hi.
I have so far found the sailing community to be a WONDERFUL group of people who always help eachother out. That is soooo amazing.

Katie
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Old 06-12-2009, 21:44   #2
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Congrats!

Katie,

Congrats on your new boat! Like you, we got our first boat on Ebay, and she served us well for several years. Ours was a bit smaller than yours, but we made it ours and she taught us a lot. Welcome to the forum and good luck with your new purchase!

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Old 06-12-2009, 23:33   #3
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hello,
Welcome to the Forum. I appreciate your excitement and cant wait to hear about some of your first trips out!
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Old 07-12-2009, 13:29   #4
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Aloha and Welcome aboard!
Your enthusiasm is contagious so keep it up. Good to hear of another happy eBay customer. Lots of my boat gear has come from that source.
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Old 07-12-2009, 16:41   #5
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Welcome Katie, Your enthusiasm is refreshing...Great boats...if your not aware there is a C&C 27 Association which
may give insight to future projects, problem solving, parts
and other good info. Hugo
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Envy you

congrads on your new boat Ebay is great isn't it!
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