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Hi to all.
I've been lurking this site for the last year or so, and thought it was time to check in. I've been sailing on other boats for 20 + years and finally bought myself a Kent Ranger 20 several months back. Plan to spend the summer on the water since I have summers off I have questions, but I'll save those for the various specialized forums.

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Welcome Kary!


Where do you sail?

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Hmmmmm....

Boy I guess I need to add to my Profile, It's been a while since I've done the "forum" thing
Names Kary, I live in the PNW or more specifily the very small city of Brier. I work In Seattle and sail on lake Washington ,and on Puget Sound. Aiming for the San Juans this summer and just as much time on the boat that I can. I teach so I just finished the school year yesterday. Now the time is mine with a couple of exceptions.
I bought this vessel in October of last year, and have been just fussing with little stuff since. It doesn't really need anything and I sailed it the same week I got it, but I'm just updating things to be sure it's ready to sail wherever I choose. I'm waiting for FedEx while I'm typing this as my VHF antenna comes today and it's about the last piece I need to be ready.
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Kary:

No need to apologize. Lots of rambling around here. Where on Lake Washington do you sail from?

Personally, I'm a Bothellonian, and am looking for a good place to trailer-sail my kids' Hobie Wave. Any ideas?

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Kary:

No need to apologize. Lots of rambling around here. Where on Lake Washington do you sail from?

Personally, I'm a Bothellonian, and am looking for a good place to trailer-sail my kids' Hobie Wave. Any ideas?

David
Well, I just got off the water. FedEx finally came at 3:30, Got the lawn mowed and headed down to Magnasun Boat launch at 5:00pm. In the water by 6:00 and sailed till 9:30 pm. Magnasun is a great launch and it just re-opened after major renovations. Looks great, but the ramps went from 6* to 3* meaning you have to get your rig in the water that much further to launch/retrieve. Not too many crazy power boaters out, the north end of the lake is great for a quick trip. Tried to stop in Kirkland for a quick drink but no room, guess everybody else had the same idea. Still nice to get out on the water, especially since it was my first day of vacation.

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We've been to Magnason. Lots of room and an easy launch for our little boat. Got bounced around by all the power-boaters. Might try again.

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A little late but welcome to Sailnet Kary.
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