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Old 03-08-2013
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Re: s/v S/V question ?

Originally Posted by LauderBoy View Post
This is me. When someone gives me a physical gift it's basically something that makes me artificially smile, take, and then throw in the trash when I get home. I appreciate the gesture, but it's just wasting money and adding to a landfill. I'd rather they didn't give me anything, I really don't have the room. But you can't really tell people that and not offend them

If I really needed to give a gift to a cruiser I'd find out if they had a Kindle or iPad. If they did, they'd probably love a gift card they could spend on either(ebooks, music, etc).

But physical stuff... land dwellers don't get it. Heck, my sister gave me a bar of soap and my boat isn't setup to where I can use bars of soap
If the issue is a gift there are some things I can think of that would be well received.

A load of fuel for example.

100 feet of New England Rope's new dinghy tether.

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