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Old 03-23-2011
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Originally Posted by Hartley18 View Post
Glad there were no surprises and now you've got a new boat with a new engine. Nice!..



Getting there.. It's been a year already and she's cost me a small fortune having a shipwright show me what to do and the right tools for the job (Forstener bits aren't something I needed on the Hartley!). Finding crew can be a challenge, but we've had some great times aboard her already.

I do miss the other boat sometimes, but then I think of the excitement of trailering and rigging up on stinkpot-laden boatramps and then I don't miss her any more.
How to make a small fortune ? Start with a large one and buy a timber boat.

Yesh, I know, old joke and corny with it.

We still on for Saturday Cameron ? Weather forecast is a bit dodgey but fingers crossed. Raven is looking a tadge naked at the moment. Dodger and bimini taken off for remaking and won't be back till next week.
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Last edited by tdw; 03-23-2011 at 04:55 PM.
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