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Old 01-05-2016, 12:38 PM   #1
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Hello forum folks, I have been lurking for a while and figured I should introduce myself. I'm in the midst of some repairs and upgrades to an older Mainship 34 mark 3 my father bought back in September and I found this site to be a great source of valuable information. The boat was well cared for and surveyed well for its age but it will be used a bit differently than the prior owner's use so we are installing a generator and adding some electronics in addition to some typical repairs. My entire family has a fair amount of time on the water but this style of boating is new to us and fun to experience. I find the experiences and preferences shared on this site regarding various ships systems to be very useful and I want to incorporate the various lessons learned into any change we make to this old boat. Now that I’ve introduced myself I’ll have a few specific questions to post in the other sections of the forum. Thanks for access to this excellent site and the knowledge everyone has contributed.

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Old 01-05-2016, 02:22 PM   #2
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Welcome and congrats on the new boat. I had a '79 34 Mainship for years and she served my family very well.

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Old 01-05-2016, 03:11 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard! Now the anchor.......
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Old 01-05-2016, 03:30 PM   #4
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Waypoint's are abstract, often having no obvious relationship to any distinctive features of the real world.
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Old 01-05-2016, 03:36 PM   #5
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Welcome. Your Mainship looks like she's in great shape. We had a 1981 and if we down size, we'd consider another one.
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Old 01-05-2016, 04:00 PM   #6
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Welcome aboard. Great looking boat!
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Old 01-05-2016, 07:24 PM   #7
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