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Old 03-25-2010
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We've bought a boat!

Hi all! I've been busy with work and life and don't get to check in here much any more... but I'm pleased to announce we've done a very silly thing:

We're now the proud owners of a REAL BOAT (some out there consider trailer-sailers to not fall into the "real boat" category). Here she is:

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The full saga in all it's gory detail can be found here: A taste of things to come

Cheers,
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Congratulations!!!!! Drool factor high!!!!
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Sweet ride. The only tough luck is that blue is faster.
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Congrats Cameron... May the teredo worms be kind to you.
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Congrats, Cameron... thanks for letting us know over here.

Have you forsaken the faithful Hartley? Sold her? Turned her into a planter?
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That boat is sweet. Who designed and built her? What year?
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Cameron, beautiful boat! Congratulations, and nice to hear form you.

Tell us more when you have a chance. - JRP

P.S. I always liked your Hartley. Hopefully you can keep her too.
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What a beauty! Congratulations Cameron. More pics!
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Ditto all the above...Good-on-ya!
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