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NThornton 03-16-2009 09:02 PM

Landlocked Sailor
hi all

My name is Nick and my boat is Blue Moon- a beautiful (to me!) C&C 29 Mk 1. I live in Alberta Canada, but keep the Moon out on the coast on Vancouver Island. Glad to be here- connect with other sailors (maybe only 2 more in my town) and learn some stuff about boat ownership. I've done lots of racing and sailing over the years but owning a boat bigger than a laser has been a pretty new thing for me.



mgmhead 03-16-2009 09:10 PM

Welcome to Sailnet Nick. So how far away from your boat are you? When spring arrives will you be sailing weekends?

Anyhow, welcome to Sailnet.


NThornton 03-16-2009 09:49 PM

I'm about 1000 km- 12 hour drive or 90 minute flight. The boat is 10 minutes from Victoria Airport so guess what's the preferred method... Anyway, that said if everybody is going (the 5 of us) we drive. I'll be heading out with my wife and youngest for Easter weekend then probably not until summer. I get great holiday time so I'll probably spend 3 weeks or month on her this summer. Hoping thats the plan anyway...

Cheers (and thanks for the welcome)


lostappilation 03-21-2009 06:01 PM

a months vacation, that would be nice. I just decided to get a job in the caribbean, and vacation every day after work

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