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Sailing ........ sorta

Left the South River this morning, headed for New Bern. Once on the Nuese, I rolled out the jib and was cranking out a whopping 4.5 knots, with the occasional 5. Now, I'm ghosting along at a sedate 2.5 - 3 knots, hoping the wind .... which for once is blowing in my favor .... will pick up to the forecast of 10 - 15. Somehow though, I find it unlikely. Could take all day to go a mere 25 miles. Oh well, no motor noise, no using 4 a gallon fuel, and a peaceful easy jaunt. Life is good!

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I envy you, sounds like a great day on the water. What more could you ask for. Have fun.
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Enjoy your day John, sounds euphoric . . . unlike mine at the moment, scrambling to meet a design presentation deadline.

I'm going sailing with the new owner of my old boat tomorrow though.

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te - there's lots I could ask for, but NOTHING more I need

TB - hey, OPB's are better than not sailing at all

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True, is the soul, that hesitates not, to give.
Alive, is the one, that believes, in love.
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te - there's lots I could ask for, but NOTHING more I need

TB - hey, OPB's are better than not sailing at all
I hear ya PBzeer
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Hey John! I'm headed to the coast next weekend hopefully. I've been away from the boat for way too long. Plus i gotta work on the pier some and figure out that mooring setup. Will you be around for a while?

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Yeah, I'll be around. Stopping at Whittiker Creek Monday to look at a boat for xort, then I'll probably head over to South River. If I can, I'll try to get on the Town Dock Friday.

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Full, is the spirit, that thinks not, of falling.
True, is the soul, that hesitates not, to give.
Alive, is the one, that believes, in love.
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John..send me the coordinates...you know I like to see where you are..

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I dont know how much more of this crap i can take before i go POSTAL!
oops, sorry John sounds very peaceful man, enjoy it. i hope you have beer or a bottle. do post your coordinates, you know we like stalking your tracks
fair winds!
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