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Old 12-10-2015, 07:34 PM   #1
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Hello from a young guy

Hello There,

Just wanted to introduce myself, I'm a longtime lurker and figured it was finally time to join up. I am boatless and will be for a while yet. I'm about halfway through medical school, so I have residency and then a very nice boat's worth of student loans to pay back before a boat becomes an option but I grew up on the water, mostly the inland rivers on my grandparent's boats and some serious cruising and looping has always been a goal. For now, its background knowledge and a welcome study distraction!

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Old 12-10-2015, 08:21 PM   #2
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Welcome aboard! We're all young at heart, but the rest of the body isn't worth donating.
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Old 12-10-2015, 11:17 PM   #3
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Greetings,
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Old 12-11-2015, 05:41 AM   #4
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Welcome aboard! Yeah, those loans are tough but a great investment. Some day soon, we could all be contributing to your dream-boat kitty. Best of luck and study hard. Eventually, your office will have a waterview!
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Old 12-11-2015, 10:11 AM   #5
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Welcome aboard Nate. Enjoy while learning.
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Old 12-11-2015, 11:40 AM   #6
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Good to see another young person on here (I'm 26). One of the big concerns I hear repeatedly from marina operators, boat manufacturers, and so forth is how difficult it is to attract new, younger people to boating.
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