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Sailing Destinations B4 You Die...

I thought it would be fun, on a nasty, rainy day like today, to talk about where you would like to go before you die (by boat... ok). POst a pic of it if you can. It makes your dream place more real.

I have several places personally, but the biggest one on my list is...

The Galapagos.






MAN I would love to go there!!! That has always been one of my dream locations. I love diving and exploring 'Off The Track' places. Probably bought the wrong boat to do it in... but that is ok.

I did a quick search and this guy really has a lot of great pics of it. One day... hopefully...

http://leler.com/samerica/galapagos.html

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I've always wanted to see the aku-aku of Easter Island.[IMG]easter island[/IMG]
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Short term........ The North Channel Lake Huron
Longer Term........ Bahamas, Chesapeake, PNW

You can tell we live in different parts of the world.

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I've always wanted to go to Opua, ever since I got a photo of the place from a friend who keeps their boat there. Bonus points to anyone who can name the boat and person who sent me the photo.


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Where is Opua?
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New Zealand.

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Lord Howe Island.
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Thanks. Now where is Lord Howe Island? Looks like I'm getting a geography lessen here.
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Also, down in the ANZAC area. It's in the Tasman Sea, a part of Australia. About 370 miles east of the main continent of Oz. Hope that helps.

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