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I just made a boat card online for free, plus shipping at that place you all get the email from for the free 250 color business cards. Anyway, I thought I ask if anyone has them, uses them or even finds them useful to keep track of whom you've met along the way. What information did you decide to include or even exclude from the card. I love to see some examples if possible. Come on, show off your card.
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I use mine and write down the date and place on the back of the ones I get.
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Don't have my own, but have received many. Very helpful for me, as I am horrible with names, but I can remember boats!
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I'm surprised you don't have what kind of boat it is on the card.
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Yes, since vistaprint had a free offer, I got cards made with all the details I could think of, except a fixed address.
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I did put my skype number on mine, email and cell phone, no address, as that be the boat. Nice card, John.
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I'm going to design one (I do this sort of thing for a living) when I get my amateur radio licence. I think they are great things to staple to the logbook.
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Here's my boatcard without the info. I put in my boat name, boat type, our names, address and home and cell phone number and email address. I use a $25 program called Visual Business cards, print them on photo quality inkjet paper and glue onto cardstock.

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I thought a boat card was what you "played" when you met a woman in the bar and subtly let her know you owned a boat.
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It may work like this Piggy: "Let me give you my MMSI number"......
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