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Old 25-09-2008, 03:12   #1
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I've been trolling these forums for going on well over 2 years now!! Wow time fly's. I've just wrapped up an enlistment with the Air Force and am now waiting on going to technical school for the Air National guard as a Meteorologist. About 3 or so years ago I found my self looking at sailboats and dreaming of an adventure. Of learning the "ropes" and taking off for new places.

I want to sail the deep blue, visit shores far and wide north and south. I've steadily started saving but on my pay its rough. Reading these forums I find my self leaning towards smaller mono-Hull older cruisers. Using people like Adam Baldwin as inspiration. He did two Circumnavigations in a Pearson Triton!

I'm sure I will have a ton of questions for you all as a finally start getting close to my first boat, gaining the skills knowledge and experiance need to work towards my goal. I might not know much about boats, but I'm fair handy with a computer Hardware and Software. So feel free to shoot me any questions.

So rock on and spread a little positivity today. Laterz

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Old 25-09-2008, 03:30   #2
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Greetings, and WELCOME aboard CaptainShack.
Hope your plans* work out.

* From "Firefly":
Zoe: "Captain'll come up with a plan."
Kaylee: "Well, that's good... right?"
Zoe: "Possibly you're not recalling some of his previous plans."

Zoe Alleyne Washburne, played by Gina Torres, is second-in-command onboard “Serenity”.
Kaywinnit Lee "Kaylee" Frye, played by Jewel Staite, is the ship's mechanic.
Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds, played by Nathan Fillion, is the owner/captain of “Serenity”.

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Old 25-09-2008, 06:38   #3
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Most all of us here started with the same dream........BEST WISHES in putting together a good plan. Your blood sweat & tears along with some money will make it happen.
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Old 25-09-2008, 12:49   #4
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Aloha Captain Shack,
Thanks for serving in the Air Force and welcome aboard! Good luck at becoming a weather guesser. They certainly are becoming more accurate these days. Pearson Tritons are great boats and several have come through here from the West Coast headed for the South Pacific.
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