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While not sailing related, I the g/f got a sparkling new engagement ring!!! She definitely deserved it after buying a boat with me last month. I figure any girl that will buy you a boat is definitely a keeper. It was a VERY good Christmas!
If I'm reading that correctly, congratulations! That does sound like an amazing Christmas.

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That was very generous of her... Does it come with a warranty??
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13 year old daughter gave us a coupon good for "One week on the boat, whine-free."

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I rec'd a new blindingly white 110% yankee-cut jib; and gave Dan a new blindingly white main!
Yay! New Crinkly Sails for Eryka!

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I got:
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Knife that attaches to my PFD (want to by a chute next year)
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all that fades in comparison to... The Remote Controlled Beer Cooler

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While not sailing related, I the g/f got a sparkling new engagement ring!!! She definitely deserved it after buying a boat with me last month. I figure any girl that will buy you a boat is definitely a keeper. It was a VERY good Christmas!
You lucky Dog! Way to go! Congrats!

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My wife gave me a couple of books on knots, Brion Toss' eye splicing DVD and, best of all, a canvas ditty bag she made herself (She included a couple of "wallets" she made for neatly stowing fids, scissors, needles, etc., and a length of double-braid, some grommets and a grommet tool so I can design a closure to my liking, using my own rope work.)

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Gill racing gloves, Harken lazy jacks & a new bilge pump with wiring/hose/thru-hull fittings.


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The admiral is going to let me stay in the house another month!!! Oh joyous Noel! Makes up for the lump of coal.
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My sister got me a bair of binoculars. Santa got the family a new stereo w/speakers for the boat. And I got myself everything i need to replace my electrical panel. (My wife is redecorating the living room so i knew a new elec. panel wouldn't be popping up under the tree without a little help.)

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What, the doghouse wasn't ready for you to move into??
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The admiral is going to let me stay in the house another month!!! Oh joyous Noel! Makes up for the lump of coal.

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