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Old 22-01-2012, 03:52   #1
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just found site ,,,, great posts and imfo looking at a piver tri 40ft ply/glass have to start somewhere havent sailed in years so am looking f/ward to getting back on water will start cruising waters in s/tassie and once comfy venture from there ,, proberly get shot down at looking at ply/glass ,,, at least im capable of epairing it myself if need be lokking f/ward to good imfo and ideas cheers moe ps dids is all for boat aswell so first step gone well
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Welcome aboard! You'll find a lot of help here, I'm sure. Happy Sailing!
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Hope your luckier than a friend of mine... took him 7 winters to get her launched...
Worked a summer job.. nice boat when he'd finished tho'
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, two of us.
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just found site ,,,, great posts and imfo looking at a piver tri 40ft ply/glass have to start somewhere havent sailed in years so am looking f/ward to getting back on water will start cruising waters in s/tassie and once comfy venture from there ,, proberly get shot down at looking at ply/glass ,,, at least im capable of epairing it myself if need be lokking f/ward to good imfo and ideas cheers moe ps dids is all for boat aswell so first step gone well
Plenty of good ply & glass boats out there. Have fun, come north for winter
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Present boat took five years to build and that includes having to change contractors, as my Dad (was the OEM) died two years ago. In the interim, I found a buyer for my GR 50 custom cat, which was easier to do, than I thought. I should have done that for a living!

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welcome. Tasmania is such a great place to cruise. I did a 3 month circumnavigation a few years back, and remember it fondly. enjoy the discovery. Cameron.
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Welcome aboard, take a look around and if you tell us where your are I'm sure you'll get advice about a tri in your neighborhood.
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just found site ,,,, great posts and imfo looking at a piver tri 40ft ply/glass have to start somewhere havent sailed in years so am looking f/ward to getting back on water will start cruising waters in s/tassie and once comfy venture from there ,, proberly get shot down at looking at ply/glass ,,, at least im capable of epairing it myself if need be lokking f/ward to good imfo and ideas cheers moe ps dids is all for boat aswell so first step gone well
im starting the build on a dh550 which is a ply/epoxy cat. ashlingcat.wordpress.com is the blog. i am building a dingy to get some practice.
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