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Old 06-03-2013, 01:27   #1
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No sea too rough

Hi all, I'm new to this whole boat ownership thing and looking forward to picking your brains for ideas and info. My wife and I recently bought John Pugh designed FAIRWIND 45, a steel ketch which we now live aboard with plans of sailing off around the world in future. We live on the Gold Coast Australia, a boating paradise, great weather all year.
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Old 06-03-2013, 02:40   #2
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Hi all, I'm new to this whole boat ownership thing and looking forward to picking your brains for ideas and info. My wife and I recently bought John Pugh designed FAIRWIND 45, a steel ketch which we now live aboard with plans of sailing off around the world in future. We live on the Gold Coast Australia, a boating paradise, great weather all year.
Welcome to the forum Nigel. I intend to sample your boating paradise in the coming months and travel a bit further north as well. Happy sailing!
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Welcome aboard. I work on the Gold Coast, two days a week, at Whitworths, so no doubt you will be in there sometime.

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Welcome aboard, Nigel. There are a quite a number of members here from SE Queensland. I live on the Gold Coast also and keep my boat in Runaway Bay.

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Welcome to the community,- keep us posted of your adventures!
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Nigel.
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Re: No sea too rough

Welcome Nigel L.

Weather not so good of Central Queensland today with the remnants of the ex-cyclone Tim hanging around.

The sea is too rough for most at present.

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Congrats on your purchase mate. Pughs are tough old girls and yeah, she will take a tough sea as long as she is well maintained. Enjoy!
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