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Old 01-15-2019, 06:26 PM   #1
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Hi everyone Iím Mark. I just had the pleasure our buying a 1985 43 Ft President double cabin, I bought it down in Florida and having her transported to my home base in Tennessee where I plan to spend about 18 months cleaning , updating , and maybe overhaul the engines to be fresh , Linda and I planned to sail her back down to Florida and the on over to the Bahamas an a two year break and see how we like the live aboard lifestyle .and figure our next step from there. But until then I have a lot to learn and a lot of work ahead of me. So I just wanted to tell my story and say HI!
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Old 01-15-2019, 07:23 PM   #2
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Welcome, great to have you aboard. Do you have any pictures of the new to you boat. We all love pictures.
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Old 01-15-2019, 09:19 PM   #6
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Welcome aboard. We have a 41 President Double Cabin. We have had it about 3.5 years. Love it so far.
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Old 01-15-2019, 09:29 PM   #7
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Thank you. We’re excited to start the adventure
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Old 01-15-2019, 10:05 PM   #9
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Great, what part of the country are you in
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Old 01-15-2019, 10:11 PM   #10
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Old 01-15-2019, 11:24 PM   #11
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Mark, welcome to TF. There's a wealth of information and knowledge among the membership here and, in spite of all that, they continue to let me hang out here.


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Hi Mark, I am in BC, Canada North west best sailing in the world, From Vancouver Island to Alaska and beyond.
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