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Old 01-07-2013, 19:49   #1
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Howdy everybody!

I'm new to this site, and to the sailing community. My wife and I have wanted a sailboat for a while, and today I bought a 1978 Columbia 8.7. I'm a total novice, and I'm sure I will be asking a lot of questions.
I am taking a basic sailing class in 10 days, and plan to take 2 more classes covering more advanced sailing and coastal cruising before the end of August. I'm going to learn what I can and take on a little more at a time as my confidence and skillset grows.
I'm glad to be here and look forward to learning a ton
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Old 02-07-2013, 03:58   #2
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, oblivionboyj.

Congratulations on your new (2 u) boat!
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Old 02-07-2013, 04:44   #3
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Welcome aboard, and congrats on the new boat! See you out there!
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here and congratulations on the new to you boat. Columbia has built some very sturdy boats.
kind regards,
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Old 17-07-2013, 00:30   #5
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Welcome aboard. You picked a great boat.
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