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Old 19-12-2010, 15:36   #1
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Howdy from the Rocky Mountains - Twenty Years of Snow Is Enough !

I am now planing to have the best of both worlds.fall winter spring at sea summer at work,I am a truck driver and my girl is currently in school to become a RN(med staff will be a nice addition to our bag of tricks).I have never sailed but we will be taking sailing/nav lessons in lake dillon CO this summer.cant wait to hit the pacific starting in SF or san diego and heading to MX ,costa rica.I will be bringing my small welding equip. for steel,ss,and alum.hope to buy my boat by aug.2011.cheers

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Old 20-12-2010, 06:12   #2
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Welcome from a fellow Colorado Cruiser Wannabee

You'll like it here. Very helpful, informative and entertaining bunch of folks. We took our first sail on Dillon Reservoir. Then bought a 30 year old leaky trailer sailer with wrung out sails and taught ourselves a few things over the summer. Will head to Blue Mesa this summer for more fun in the sun. Eventually plan to sell the south 40 and head to warmer climes as well. Best wishes to you both.
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Welcome to the forum welder guy...from what I've seen on the weather reports, you've gotten 20 years worth of snow in just the last couple weeks.
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