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See. Even the little buckaroos don't have boats with trainer hulls. (aka trimarans).

Kidding! Just kidding!

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See. Even the little buckaroos don't have boats with trainer hulls.
He can also ride a bicycle!!!! and Speaks English...appart from being able to sail

SD can only do 2 of those above....he knows how to ride a bike..I saw....
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Giu - Fred freaking rocks. That's all there is to it. He's all about BFS - with a big ol' fan club of which I am president and treasurer. By the way, I need 10 bucks for his new business cards.

Seriously, I'd be happy to take lessons from him anytime.

Okay - boarding a plane. Talk to you guys in a week or so.
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Fred's a star, we all know that!

TJK - great post, well told.

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Nice one Tim! Mrs. TJK is totally awesome!!!!

Fred is obviously still a better sailor than his Dad. Clear to me. Go Fred! The Smaller the boat.. the Bigger the FS in my book!


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I'm rather sure the kid takes after his moms side of the family...

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That's the truth...! Go Fred!!!!!

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Second to the last weekend of the season coming up.
The forecast is for a nice day on Saturday and than we git hit hard on Sunday. We had planned our last little weekend cruise, but it looks like we will be sticking close to home on Sunday.
6 - 9 Foot Steep Choopy No Break Inbetween Great Lakes Seas can make for a long day. Sorry Smacky, we might go play around in it a little, but no overnight cruising this weekend.

Forecast:

Sunday
Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming south. Waves 6 to 9 feet.

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Tim have a great weekend! Go out and enjoy while you still can. My boat got hauled on Monday so be sure to come back with a good story or two.

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