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post #7 of Old 03-19-2009
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Originally Posted by mccary View Post
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.
You sailed the same boat for 29 years? That is cool. I have never gotten more than 6 years out of a boat before I made a change. I guess I need to settle down and be happy with what I have!

Jboat J/37c (new to me Jan 2011); J/22 #1003

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