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Many congrats, W-Star!! Hoping you find retirement even more delightful than you imagined!
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Retirement - It's all you expected and more. Glad you could join the party.
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Like to pass along my thanks for your service and congrats as well. Also a bit envious. Good luck and fair winds!

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Congratulations. Time to enjoy life now.

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Thank you all for your kindness. It was an honor and an education to serve. The boat truly isn't ready, she needs much upgrading and maintenance. But I enjoy every minute I spend aboard. I'm no perfectionist, I already sailed her home 1100 miles. My real limit is Jane's career, she's not ready to retire yet. I will cruise a couple of weeks this year. See you out there, or in some little port.
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I can tell you something I hope you already know.... When you start doing it full time...you will wonder what the hell took you so long!

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Thanks for the support. Jane is committed to another year and a half of work (at least) to complete her current term of office. I hope that cruising with her will convince her to retire sooner than later.
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You have a lot more brains than a lot of us, and thanks tooooo, i retired 10 years ago or was it yesterday, time has gone so fast.i too bought a sailboat, cape dory 25, going to sail it home from starboard me. to deer island nb can. cant wait, i should have done it sooer, best of luck ,Reg.
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Congratulations! We are not far behind you.

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