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Old 22-04-2015, 17:54   #1
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Ni Hao from Taiwan (& Florida)

Hi everyone - working overseas in Taiwan, where unfortunately they don't have much of a sailing culture given their concerns with the next door neighbor. Fortunately, the waves are plentiful and uncrowded so I get a chance to get wet every so often. Very different from when I grew up in SoCal and for a spell on the North Shore, Oahu.

The family and I have recently relocated our US base to the east coast of Florida and we try to get back there at least once a year. Other than that, we have been roaming around Asia with any free time we have.

Ultimate goal is to ship the boys off to university and then really settle into a cruising lifestyle. We love to bareboat in the BVI and I grew up sailing in Newport Beach. In fact, we are planning ahead now so that we can realize our exit strategy and am currently looking for a sailboat friendly base in south FL (Punta Gorda). Until then, reading as many of the great comments on this forum as I can and educating myself. For example, the thread on the Moorings charter ownership was incredibly informative! When the youngest is a bit older, bareboating in some of the SE Asia spots like Thailand will have to do until we can finally cast off.

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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Steadfast.
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Howdy and Welcome Aboard the Forum!

You have an interesting background of experience in different places.

Good luck on your sailing adventures and have fun!

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Thanks for the warm welcome GordMay and Steady Hand! Hope I am able to contribute something of substance to the forum.
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