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Old 05-04-2013, 03:59 PM   #56
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Originally Posted by rjtrane View Post
I have known boaters who buy a Nordhavn for the Great Loop. Kinda like having a HumVee for negotiating I 95. But it was perfect for them.
That's a good one I'll have to remember. I also have friends with a Nordhavn 43', and they with their daughter did the Great Loop but also Florida, The Keys, Bahamas, Caribbean, transited the Canal, Central America and currently in the Sea of Cortez. Here is their blog Three@Sea

It has been fun watching Alya grow up during their travels. At 11 she started a video series called "From the Pilothouse". A cable network is considering producing a series on them, here is the sizzle reel.

The age progression, at 12

Nice to see a young girl not afraid of heavy machinery while it is running.

At 16 and almost jumping ship to sailboats
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