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I love the spring shine




Its a shame i keep it on a mooring and wont be able to wash it much

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Looks great, but aren't you missing something?


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Me too. She looks great.
I told my wife when we left the yard that day to, "Take a good look, thats the best she will look all year."



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The boats look great guys!


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The boats look great guys!
Thanks Mike, but I would rather be where you are.

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Tim, I was out Thur. Gusts in the Mid 20's. The boat returning high 7's and low 8's. The bad news. The dock power is not on at our marina just yet. I use a small solar panel (about a foot square) to keep the batteries up. I plug into a 12 volt outlet at the helm and bungee to the companion way top. Well, I unplugged it and set on the cockpit seat and open up the boat. 45 min later while out sailing I planted my ass right on it. Thankfully no stitches.


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Sounds nasty. I take it your ok? Please, NO pictures.

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Tim, I was out Thur. Gusts in the Mid 20's. The boat returning high 7's and low 8's. The bad news. The dock power is not on at our marina just yet. I use a small solar panel (about a foot square) to keep the batteries up. I plug into a 12 volt outlet at the helm and bungee to the companion way top. Well, I unplugged it and set on the cockpit seat and open up the boat. 45 min later while out sailing I planted my ass right on it. Thankfully no stitches.

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Solar Powered A anyways... might not be FOC at this point in time...
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Sounds nasty. I take it your ok? Please, NO pictures.
I am OK. The casualties include my favorite old pair of jeans, my sponge bob boxers, and a small scratch on my ass. Oh yes, my pride when I listen to my wife telling the story.


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