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Want to go sailing in Oriental, NC this Wed???

I may be crazy for offering to do this but....

A friend of mine and i are going to be sailing in Oriental on Wed and if you are interested in going... and not a total freak (a little bit is ok ) then you are welcome to go with us. Send me a PM.

Warning: No politics, religion or other crap like that will be discussed... just plain ol sailing!!!!!! I doubt there will be any complaints about that though.
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Thanks for the invite... but it is a bit far from my neck of the woods.
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Thanks for the invite... but it is a bit far from my neck of the woods.
NONSENSE!!! We'll head up there and pick you up!
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Sweet!! Could you pick me up too????
Absolutely! Should take no time.
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Awesome... the weather is looking good.

Wed...W Winds 10 To 15 Kt...Becoming Sw 15 To 20 Kt In The Afternoon. Waves 2 To 3 Ft. Sunny. Hi 75.

Perfect!
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You SUCK... Weather report here... Thanksgiving would be doable with little problem, except the boat being in storage...

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...small craft advisory for hazardous seas remains in effect through

wednesday evening...

.today...e winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming s 10 to 15 kt with gusts up
to 20 kt late this morning and afternoon. seas 4 to 6 ft. showers
this morning...then showers likely this afternoon. patchy fog. vsby
1 to 3 nm.
.tonight...s winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt... becoming sw
5 to 10 kt around midnight...then becoming nw late. seas 4 to 6 ft.
a chance of showers in the evening.
.wed...n winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming se late. seas 4 to 7 ft.
.wed night...s winds 10 to 15 kt. gusts up to 20 kt late. seas 5 to
7 ft.
.thu...s winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. seas 5 to 7 ft. a
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.thu night...sw winds 15 to 20 kt...becoming nw late. gusts up to
25 kt. seas 4 to 7 ft. a chance of rain in the evening...then a
chance of showers after midnight.
.fri...nw winds 20 to 25 kt...increasing to 25 to 30 kt with gusts
up to 35 kt in the late afternoon and overnight. seas 4 to 6 ft. a
chance of showers.
.sat...nw winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming w 10 to 15 kt in the late
afternoon and overnight. gusts up to 30 kt. seas 3 to 5 ft.

this product is normally issued twice daily at approximately 4 am



Wednesday
Cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph...becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Wednesday Night
Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Thanksgiving Day
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Not as cool with highs in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thursday Night
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.


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Awesome... the weather is looking good.

Wed...W Winds 10 To 15 Kt...Becoming Sw 15 To 20 Kt In The Afternoon. Waves 2 To 3 Ft. Sunny. Hi 75.

Perfect!
Joel,
I would like to take you up on this offer the next time we are in town. We just finished a house in Oriental, actually the house has been done for several months, we just added the dock. It is on one of the local creeks off the Neuse. But we are currently still located in NJ where our children and grandchildren are. We get down there every couple of months for a week or so at a time. Probably will not be down again until after the holidays.

I am looking for a boat to buy, I have only chartered (out of Annapolis) so far. And naturally, I am also looking for recommendations from people who sail in the area. Based on our location (shallow creek and wind tide issues) it will need to have a centerboard and something in the 28-30' range for comfortable weekend (or longer) trips to Cape Lookout and the surrounding area. My short list includes: Beneteau 323, Island Packet 31, Bristol 31.1, and a Nimble 30 Yawl(great looking boat but not sure about this rig for the area). Any and all comments or suggestions are welcome.

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