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A Picture of My New Boat

Thanks everybody for the encouraging words and congratulations. I am psyched, as is my wife and kids. Now, the $ drain begins... I do have some $ to play with so I need a new VHF and a chartplotter. Suggestions? Oh yeah, here she is.

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Nice...I see many happy days ahead.
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Congratulations are your new boat!
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Congratulations and fair winds!

What's under all the canvas? It looks like the PO left you a body to dump overboard .
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Good looking boat! It seems you've done well, enjoy the sailing.
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Be good to her and she will be good to you. Congratulations!
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Congratulations, nice looking boat.

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I had a dream, I was sailing, I was happy, I was even smiling. Then I looked down and saw that I was on a multi-hull and woke up suddenly in a cold sweat.
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Great looking boat...enjoy!

For nav and general eectronics I am a huge Raymarine fan, but I have to admit I have limited experience with the other big brands.

For a VHF I recommend this one

I have it on my boat and it has every feature imagiable....Class D DSC, hailer capable, WHAM capable, color screen...and the best feature is every channel has a reference name like Distress, Commercial, Ship to Ship, Ship to Shore so you can quickly and easily Navigate around the channels.

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I like the hand held, waterproof, floating VHF. That way I don't have to go down below to make a call. And I can take it with me when I leave the boat.

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Nice boat and it looks like a really nice area to sail. Have fun and Enjoy!

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