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New guy here. My wife and I are looking into seasonal live aboard in Traverse City, Michigan. We currently live in Green Bay, Wisconsin and have our house and commercial property for sale.

Anyway, I just wanted to introduce myself. Even though I have done a lot of small boat sailing over the years, I still have a lot to learn and will be doing a lot more lurking than posting.

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Welcome Aria!

What are you pretending not to know ?

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Hello Aria,

I'm new here too and sorta in the same boat as you. I live in Lansing, MI and trying to get more experience with eventual plans to live aboard. I've been doing a fair amount of lurking too and have found this forum to be filled with an immense amount of sailing knowledge, definitely humbled.
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Welcome aboard Dennis. To answer your question from another thread, I'm certainly not offended by your choice of user name. It's only that I had my present nick for 4 years before getting Aria, that I didn't use it.

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Alive, is the one, that believes, in love.
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Dennis,
Welcome. Great site with lots of info and humor. I must warn you though, it's also highly addictive. Enjoy your time here.
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Aria and sifucarl,
Welcome to Sailnet! It's good to see that the number of Great Lakes sailors on Sailnet is growing.

Traverse City is a great place to live (or liveaboard!). Lots of great sailing, friendly people, ammenities and beautiful scenery.

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Welcome to sailnet Aria.

I'd suggest you read this post to get the most out of your time here on sailnet.

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Welcome aboard. you can name your boat PBzeer to even things out

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Welcome aboard Aria and sifucarl,

A lot of information here and fun.

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