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Old 17-02-2011, 22:29   #1
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Hello everyone.

I've been reading CF for about a month now (yes, I was an unregistered lurker) and finally took the plunge and registered.

I'm originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, but relocated to the US Midwest a decade ago for employment. I'm an Electrical Engineer by education who has spent his career working on embedded software and vehicle systems, primarily for off-highway and some marine systems.

I grew up on fishing boats and dive boats but never had chance to sail. Now that I'm in the midwest I'm confined to a few lakes, but my inlaws have hooked me on sailing and on the Abacos where they spend winters on their boat.

My wife loves the ocean even more than I do, so a relocation back to a coastal area where we could get into sailing is not out of the question. Retirement plans definitely involve a boat, cruising, and a lot of fun.

I look forward to meeting new friends here and hopefully learning a lot.

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Old 17-02-2011, 22:34   #2
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