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HR28sailor 01-06-2012 11:53 AM

Another Canuck
 
Greetings

I have been a member for awhile lurking the site and gleening all sorts of great information. I have been boating\sailing since I was 12. (9 if you include the raft I built which sank on its maiden voyage). We hail out of Kingston Ontario Canada on a 1967 Hinterhoeller HR 28. This old girl (the boat not my wife) was in need of much work and your site has been a great source of information, inspiration and advice. When the boat was purchased, We sailed the boat 75 miles home. The engine died 5 miles into the journey. Undaunted, we sailed the remaining 70 miles engineless. That was 4 years ago and we have remained ardent engineless sailors since.

Again thank you

Faster 01-06-2012 01:08 PM

Good to have you aboard!

bljones 01-06-2012 01:12 PM

Welcome aboard. Good to see another Great Lakes sailor here.

S/V Dutch Treat 01-16-2012 07:32 PM

Welcome,

Maybe I'll see ya if you ever sail west.

jackdale 01-16-2012 07:55 PM

Welcome aboard fellow Canuck

Bilgewater 01-16-2012 07:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by HR28sailor (Post 813891)
Greetings

I have been a member for awhile lurking the site and gleening all sorts of great information. I have been boating\sailing since I was 12. (9 if you include the raft I built which sank on its maiden voyage). We hail out of Kingston Ontario Canada on a 1967 Hinterhoeller HR 28. This old girl (the boat not my wife) was in need of much work and your site has been a great source of information, inspiration and advice. When the boat was purchased, We sailed the boat 75 miles home. The engine died 5 miles into the journey. Undaunted, we sailed the remaining 70 miles engineless. That was 4 years ago and we have remained ardent engineless sailors since.

Again thank you

Another Canuck...great :) I sank a wooden feed trough as a little kid on it's maiden voyage. My brothers and I found it in an abandoned chicken coop...thought it would make a great boat, instead it just got us wet.


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