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Old 11-08-2009, 21:34   #1
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Hi all,
We have had our yacht for 3/12 yrs now but have not lived on her since Sept last year.Have started doing some much needed maintenance and found this site while searching the net for some info.
Hope to get to sea again in the near future so will look here for info and inspiration.
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Old 11-08-2009, 23:19   #2
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G'day Russ - another Aussie - but a tad colder here I suspect!!! Great site with a lot of useful info.

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Welcome aboard Mate, I have found the shipmates here to be pretty friendly (and mostly pretty smart ).
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF Russ and Shaz.
Hope the maintenance goes well, and you're soon back aboard.
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Welcome Russ and Shaz. I found this site a few months ago and love it, always learning new things.
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Aloha Russ n Shaz,
Welcome aboard! When Wotname was referring to when he said, "and mostly pretty smart." was Gord May.
You'll see a lot of his posts. Disregard mine.
Kind regards,
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G'Day Russ and Shaz,
Welcome. Recall doing the first Freo to Carnarvon Yacht Race - was a few years back. Lovely part of the world so hope to hear more from you.

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