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My avatar isn't really me or even really my boat, though I am a human and my boat is a Newport 17, so it is sort of accurate. I was with a couple of other boats on Saturday and I am kicking myself for not asking them to take pictures (they both had cameras) when I had three of my kids up on top of the cabin and fore deck and the fourth child being towed on a boogie board. That would have made a good avatar. I guess I will have to do it again!

Great shots, Alex! I hope to get my family to do a dream vacation like that someday. I have a lot of learning to do before that is possible; I am amazed at the number of lines in some of your pictures.

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Here they are..

They start in November...

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Hey, if we come in the winter, it's only 93 euros a week for a 12 metre boat! Now, if we can find a place that does nice cataplana...
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Went to OSU in the early 80's. Had a hard time choosing between happy hour and class at the time. Happy hour won. I grew up outside Dayton. I have been out of Ohio over 20 years and am still a Buckeye.

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Once a Buckeye, apparently always a Buckeye... my dad's been out of Ohio for over 50 years...

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Here is another one for the night...more tomorrow...enjoy...

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Why do I get the feeling you didn't take that last photo...

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Ahh, but SD, he did take that photo. What he didn't tell us though is that he first Photoshopped the image before posting.

I was able to unmask his efforts by going into the photo's picto-history and discovered just where he "borrowed" the keel for his boat . . .


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I knew it looked familiar... Nice job digging out the real photo btw...
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Ahh, but SD, he did take that photo. What he didn't tell us though is that he first Photoshopped the image before posting.

I was able to unmask his efforts by going into the photo's picto-history and discovered just where he "borrowed" the keel for his boat . . .


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