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Old 07-31-2008
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She's a Fraser 41. They were built up near Vancouver B.C. and are a very popular cruising boat with that crowd. We're lucky to have come across her when we were boat shopping.
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Thanks for the vid Ray...I sort of remember something similar in my distant past...soon again I hope...No sooner get her in the water and Soccer season with three girls hits full swing....Arrrg!

Thinking of Courtney and Mike I wouldn't trade this time for anything though...Another prayer just went up for you all my good friend...and one for my blessings also.
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Good video Ray, nice day to cross Georgia. Seems like it's either blowing hard or flat calm, you got one of the good days. Hope the rest of the trip was good also, you had good weather.

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Do you really have to work the wheel that much to keep it going straight or was that just "acting"?
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BTW, what size porta-bote are you using for your dinghy.
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Do you really have to work the wheel that much to keep it going straight or was that just "acting"?
The wife was driving, and she's a bit more proactive on the wheel than I. You know, turn too far one way, then over correct and turn too far the other way

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That's the ten footer SD. The painter line got caught on the bow trim on one of the waves and flipped it up. Oh well, we were going so fast, we needed an air brake out anyway.
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Very nice Ray, looks like you guys had a GREAT ride
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