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Old 02-09-2015, 11:00   #1
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Returning to boats

Hi guys / gals
UK based and recently purchases a Hartley Tahitian 14.63M.
She needs some work to bring her back to full glory which we plan to do over the coming year.

Paula
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Old 02-09-2015, 14:18   #2
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Welcome aboard, Paula.

Enjoy your projects, and your freedom!

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Old 04-09-2015, 08:31   #3
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Howdy and Welcome Aboard CF Paula!

Since you are new to this forum, let me mention a few things you might miss but that could help you more enjoy your time here:

There is an amazing amount of shared knowledge found in the thousands of threads on this forum. If one has a common question, the answers are usually there, often with different possible solutions. The trick is finding those threads and answers as they can be "lost" in the many threads, which are often not titled well.

Here are my favorite Tips for newcomers to this forum:

There are also some "social groups" within the forum that are more focused on special interests.

Here are a couple you might find interesting:

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It is for women sailors and boat owners. It has 206 members. http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...oup%7E%7E.html
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Note: The ordinary "search" field on this forum has yielded less helpful results for me when I perform searches. That is why I prefer and suggest the use of the alternative "Google Custom Search" instead. I see a very clear and big difference and find the Google Custom Search much easier for scanning (with my eyes) threads for relevant comments and information.
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Old 04-09-2015, 08:48   #4
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Re: Returning to boats

Hi Paula and welcome to the forum,

I'm about finished with a five year overhaul of my Pearson 42. Lots of work but very rewarding in the end.

One suggestion. If you will be living elsewhere and expect a long while before you're done, keep the boat as close to home as possible. Even a relatively short commute can quickly become a big drag on your time.

Also, post pictures. We want to see.
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Old 04-09-2015, 15:32   #5
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Hi Paula and welcome to the forum,

I'm about finished with a five year overhaul of my Pearson 42. Lots of work but very rewarding in the end.

One suggestion. If you will be living elsewhere and expect a long while before you're done, keep the boat as close to home as possible. Even a relatively short commute can quickly become a big drag on your time.

Also, post pictures. We want to see.
Yes we have planned to move the boat so she will be only about 30 mins drive away.
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