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Old 08-07-2009, 18:24   #1
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Just wanted to say hello to the folks on here since I've been "lurking for a few months. It's amazing what can be gained from the feedback to posts, so thought I should jump into the waters myself.

I'm retired from the USN and have been obsessed with getting back out on the water since I moved inland VA. I live on a small lake, but that's,, well no need to explain on here. I still join a few friends down in Hampton Roads for a few races and trips up the bay, but I need to be out there full time

My wife and I are hoping to go feet wet within the next three yrs. I'd love to make it sooner, but we'll have to see.
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Old 08-07-2009, 18:54   #2
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