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post #7 of Old 03-19-2009
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I purchased a "new" boat 2 years ago, well, new to me. The market for a 22' used boat was in the toilet so I gave the boat to a good friend's brother and his kids. When my friend and I delivered the boat, about 120 miles South, it was a sad trip, but uneventful and safe. But the last couple miles were as a sweet a sail as ever. I loved that boat as if it were a member of my family for those 29 years. That was a sad that turned out to be a happy day but not one of the 2 happiest.

Joe McCary,
Sailing on The Central Chesapeake Bay, West River, MD on my Catalina 27, Aelous II with my wife and friends.
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