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Old 19-11-2010, 18:31   #1
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This is my first membership of an internet sailing forum, although I've lived in my yacht over 20 years. I was impressed with some thoughtful posts on Yanmar diesel fuel lift pumps, and then with the forum rules. I'm recently retired, and currently working on my yacht (major refurbishment) for a return to tropical cruising life within the Great Barrier Reef. I'm hoping there will be plenty of pleasant and safe sailing ahead, despite the higher risks (cyclones and floods) of the changing climate.

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Old 19-11-2010, 18:44   #2
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Welcome to you, Peggy... CF is a great spot to meet and converse with like minded mariners... Capt Phil
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Welcome Peggy!
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Old 19-11-2010, 19:07   #4
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G'day Peggy.... hope you enjoy your excursion into the ether wiv us....

It was a dark and stormy night and the captain of the ship said.. "Hey Jim, spin us a yarn." and the yarn began like this.. "It was a dark and stormy night.."
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Old 19-11-2010, 19:53   #5
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Hi Peggy, welcome. Townsville is where my boat is currently moored. And probably will stay that way for a while since I live in Rockhampton. At the moment, I am building up the bag of parts to take back up with me to do repairs and maintenance. I have found this forum to be a wealth of information. And it is nice to be able to contribute as well.
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Old 19-11-2010, 20:09   #6
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G'Day Peggy, and welcome to CF.

Ann and I slid through Townsville and Mag Island just a couple of weeks ago on our way south... sorry we missed you.

Good luck with your refit, and keep the forum updated on your progress or lack thereof. You will find lots of advice here, some of it worthwhile, and lots of sympathy for the things that go agley.


Jim and Ann s/v Insatiable II lying Manly, Qld, Oz southbound for Tassie
Jim and Ann s/v Insatiable II, still hanging out in Port Cygnet. Spring has sprung and we're back aboard at last.
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Old 28-11-2010, 20:42   #7
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Its good to have you here. Hope you'll get out cruising soon.
kind regards,
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Old 06-12-2010, 04:06   #8
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Hi Peggy

Hi Peggy welcome aboard here on "Cruisers Forumn " I,m sure you will enjoy your time here with lots of friendships and advice ...You have email Please check or reply to Cheers and best regards Tim
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