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It is about time I gave a little update on this thread.......

I am delighted to say my daughter Sophie entered the world on Wednesday!!!

Mum and bub both doing rather well, although it is a touch warm here in Sydney. Currently 42' celsius.........which is about 108 Fahrenheit.

She at 2 days old has yet to have her first sail.... but it is certainly on the cards
Hey that's great news, Chall.... but those last few weeks in the heat must have been brutal for soon-to-be mom....

So this is a new voyage you're embarking on... hang on, it's going to be a ride - and she'll be graduating in about 3 months (or so it will seem! )

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Congrats Chall.

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Woooooohooooooo!!!!! Congrats Chall!!!!

That sweet little lump will make you feel like an absolute king when she looks at you and smiles.

I'm really happy for you dude.


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Ok as requested here is a picture of my daughter.....at the ripe age of 2 weeks. It is true what they say, your life does change......Completely!


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She's adorable Chall... congrats again...and thank god she looks like her mother.

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Beautiful!.... She'll grow up so fast you'll be amazed..Enjoy the moments... all of them.

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Congratulations.. Just be careful and be sure what to do in case problems arises, and take care of your kids when sailing. Have Fun!
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Congratulations on the new crew member, looks beautiful
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Re: Soon to be Cruiser with Kid

Hey guys,

She is now 15 Months old and is now just back on land(for the moment) after spending more than half of her life sailing.

Safety was obviously our main focus, we did our due dilligence and found in the end that it was relatively easy and a real joy to cruise as a family.
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Details, please!

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