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Old 06-13-2010
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Well, despite the marine forecast and a strong wind warning, took my parents out this afternoon. Very glad I did, the weather was absolutely perfect. Nice constant 10knt wind and with a bit of a boost from the rising tide we had Tangerine creaming along nicely, hitting 6.5knts in places, not bad for a 31 year old boat with ancient sails and a clueless skipper
Bit of drama getting the sails up when the motor decided to quit but aside from that, couldn't have asked for a more perfect day on the water, fair winds, blue skies and stunning scenery. More tomorrow please!
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Good to hear, Paul! Keep us posted..
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I'm going out at any opportunity, think I have it down to $400 per sail so far
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Nice job Paul. Sounds like a great day.
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Rawk On Paul! Sounds like you had a great time. And yes, pics would be great! So you didn't scare ma & pa too much then???
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So these ones aren't from that day, but Friday afternoon I'd finished work early and took my Dad out for a sail.
Here's Tangerine, still with the Ohio reg that I need to get taken off and the BC one put on:

Here's proof it does actually float and sail

And here's me old Dad enjoying himself, complete with shocking pink PFD (my wife's):
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