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Old 24-02-2010, 04:14   #1
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Hello everyone,

Greetings from Sydney. We're first time forumers, getting ready for our big adventure with the beautiful Mary Blair. Hope to head off April 2011, leaving from Sydney, turning left, with the eventual target of Japan or thereabouts. Plan needs a little fine tuning!
Mary's a 42ft sloop, and we're giving her a mini makeover for her 40th birthday this year.

We'd love to hear from anyone else in the Sydney area who's their big trip!

Kats and Fred
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Old 24-02-2010, 04:52   #2
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Kats & Fred.
Happy fortieth birthday "Mary".
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Old 24-02-2010, 13:05   #3
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Welcome to the forum Kats and Fred
We'd love to hear more about the make-over if you get the time.
Pictures are always apriciated...thanks.
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Old 24-02-2010, 17:56   #4
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Hi and welcome to the Forum.
Please keep us posted on how it all goes.
We're hoping to head north next year.
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Old 25-02-2010, 05:14   #6
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Is that the same Mary Blair that was once owned by Shirley Strachan of Skyhooks fame?

She used to have a red hull years ago - remember he sailed her in the Sydney to Hobart back in the early 80's.

Good solid proven boat - you will be able to go anywhere in her.
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Might even see you on the way past? I am not too far up the coast maybe planning similar, but with a big reach to the East before a heading north.
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well kat and fred i hope you have a great time i turned right out of port Phillp bay in 1993 and made it as far as here in the med
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G'Day Kat and Fred,

Another welcome to the forum from a pair of Yanks, currently hanging about in Broken Bay. Wonder where you have your boat? We'll be around the area for another 6 weeks or so, and might run across y'all somewhere.

Cheers,

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