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Old 12-09-2011, 03:15   #1
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Probably Overdue

Greetings all!

My wife and I have been dreaming of our 'retirement' for nearly ten years now. It is only a couple years away now and time is getting short! I don't really look at it as a retirement though, as I am sure I will be working quite enough maintaining the boat!

We have recently acquired a 1978 Iona Islander 32'. She needs some TLC but will be fun to sail and 'train' on before I actually retire. I suspect we will want to 'trade up' for a 40ish foot boat to actually live on, but we are excited to finally be 'on the water'.

I've been perusing the forum as a guest for quite some time, so it is long overdue that I actually join and participate in the discussion.

Cheers!
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Welcome aboard Z1Krider! Enjoy your new boat.
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Old 12-09-2011, 04:16   #3
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Wot he just said.... Enjoy..
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, C.C.
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Old 12-09-2011, 05:49   #5
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Exciting times ahead for you both! Embrace life on the water, it will envigorate and keep you both young and vital. best life choice in the world.... enjoy!
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:04   #6
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Hi,

Getting a boat and getting her in shape for cruising is a great time!

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Welcome Aboard Cruisers Forum C.C.
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here. Happy retirement and boat restoration.
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