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Old 24-10-2013, 21:47   #1
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The Legacy......?

Not sure where to post this and if a mod wants to move be it.

I've sailed on a few boats over the years.
I've looked at a few boats to buy! There's a surprise.
And I've had my boat for a fair amount of time.
Okay that puts the historicAl context in place.

I've sailed on "heritage" boats where the owners seem to "buy" a sense of responsiblity to the future.
Serious boats and I thank the world for these cats.

I've looked at boats to buy.
And in regards to one ( An Alden Malabar junior.....geeze I was in love with this old girl) I was told: KId you don't have the money or experience to do this. He refused to sell it to mr and it later sunk on its mooring.

Sir: all respect and you saved my life. That Boat would have killed me.

I bought my current boat from a the middle of a storm. LOL
True story.

Okay I'm handing it over!

S/V Voyager
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Old 26-10-2013, 17:12   #2
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Re: The Legacy......?

Welcome to the forum

"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming: Wow - what a ride!"
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Old 26-11-2013, 13:34   #3
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Re: The Legacy......?

Aloha and welcome aboard!
Every sailor and every boat has a story. Yours sounds interesting.
kind regards,
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Old 26-11-2013, 19:05   #4
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Re: The Legacy......?

Funny when we are saved from ourselves . Welcome aboard
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