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post #25 of Old 03-13-2008
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There was an "Old Fart" here at the Marina where we live - who brought his boat here for service. He used to take his boat (old wooden Trumpy) every year to Florida - by himself. He was 80 years old last time I saw him - and carrying his groceries up a ladder to his boat when he was 'on the hard'. His wife wouldn't travel with him - but still lived aboard with him. Amazing couple. Haven't seen them in a few years - maybe time finally caught up with them.

Remember, though, Old Farts don't smell as bad as fresh ones.

Saltwater Suzi and Cap'n Larry

"A sailboat is a fickle mistress. You’ve got to buy her things. You’ve got to understand everything about her. What you don’t know she’ll use against you." -Captain Larry

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