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Old 09-07-2007, 09:48   #1
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Location: Gloucester, VA / Jackson Hole, WY
Boat: Skye 51' Obelisk
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Hello from the Obelisk

Hey to everyone,
I'm new to these boards but have been sailing all my life. Right now I live in Jackson Hole, WY--just a temporary getaway from the Lower Chesapeake where I'm from originally.

Joining this and some other boards is just one of the steps I have taken in the beginnign stages of planning my CIRCUMNAVIGATION! In the next few weeks and months I will have many questions and probably some frustrated comments concerning the planning and loistics of this journey and I hope this forum will bring me some support.

Right now, I have the most experience out of our 4-man crew, but two others are good sailors and the fourth has a long way to go. We'll be embarking on a Skye 51' (if all goes according to plan and my loan is approved) that will be purchased from my dad. I grew up sailing on this boat and know it well--he's just at the age where it's too much for him to handle. Here's my baby, the Obelisk: Boats and Yachts for Sale

Just a little about myself and plans--more soon.
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Old 09-07-2007, 12:23   #2
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Location: Nicholasville, Kentucky
Boat: 15 foot Canoe
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Aloha Jesse,
Welcome aboard!! Hope you find good information on this forum. Great deal of experience in the pages here.
Kind Regards,
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Old 09-07-2007, 14:54   #3
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Location: West Palm Beach, FL
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Hey there,

Welcome, and by the way, BEAUTIFUL craft there, buddy! Hope all goes well for the transaction on that. Keep us posted on the progress and have some fun out there! Obelisk is a cool name, by the way...
Are we there yet?
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Old 11-07-2007, 00:10   #4
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Location: Cormorant Island, BC, Canada
Boat: Lancer 44 Motorsailer
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Thumbs up Great Plan and Boat

Sounds like your ready for an adventure that will change you forever. Good luck and Good Sailing
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