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Old 09-19-2020, 04:12 PM   #5621
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A sad day indeed after so much inspiring work!

You should look on the work as a gift to all of us IN ADDITTION to rebuilding Solstice.

For that, we are thankful and wish you wonderful things going forward...
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Old 09-19-2020, 05:43 PM   #5622
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This saddens me great to hear. Best wishes Matt.
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Old 09-20-2020, 11:29 PM   #5623
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Matt my Mate

On a cell, my wife and I read your post while aboard our boat this past weekend.

I cannot explain how immediately concerned we became for you.

Wish I could help you.

Please take care of yourself.

Email me if you would like. I'm ready for any conversation that may assist.

Your 8 year web-net friend,

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Old 09-21-2020, 01:16 AM   #5624
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Frankly, Matt, I'm at a total loss for words. Fortunately for me, it's all been said. I can only imagine how you must feel.
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Old 09-21-2020, 09:22 AM   #5625
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Matt, this is heartbreaking. I hope sometime in the future, you will be reunited with SOLSTICE!
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Old 09-21-2020, 10:59 AM   #5626
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We all, and probably you, would like to see it afloat once the new owner gets it launched.
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Old 09-21-2020, 12:38 PM   #5627
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We all, and probably you, would like to see it afloat once the new owner gets it launched.
God - I know I would!!!

What do you think Matt... maybe yes??
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Old 09-21-2020, 01:04 PM   #5628
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Of course go the launching. The new owner may need your help and guidance and maybe a paying job or two?
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Old 10-05-2020, 03:08 PM   #5629
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Hi all,
It’s with a heavy heart I advise you all that SOLSTICE has been sold.
Some of you know that felicity and I broke up a while ago and well she ate her sights on the boat as part of the separation. I couldn’t afford to pay her out so I listed the boat for sale. She sold in under 24hrs. The new owner has said he wants me to come down for the launch. Not sure how I feel about that. She was a big part of my life, as she was for you all.Thank you to everyone that made it possible and for all of your support. Such a sad end but I’ll sign out for now
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Matt:

Are you okay?

As difficult as it was for Hubby Dan and I to read your post, it must have been a million times more difficult for you to write it.

We both cried.

We are so sorry this has happened.

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Old 10-05-2020, 03:19 PM   #5630
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Sad news Matt . Keep your head up. You are quite an inspiration for us all.
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Old 12-10-2020, 11:15 AM   #5631
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Hi Matt - and - Hi to all of Matt's Boat Restoration Fans!

I wish everyone a fine Holiday Season... at close of this tumultuous 2020 year.

I also wish and hope for a much more relaxing, productive year during 2021.

Specifically for Matt...

I want your cares and concerns to begin to melt fully into the past and your life to experience fun and joy. As we in TF were all so fully attached to you and your super duper restoration program on SOLISTCE; I hope there may be some way we could learn a bit about her life since you and your boat needed to part ways. Have you anything uplifting to report?

Stay safe and healthy!!

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Old 12-10-2020, 01:00 PM   #5632
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I strongly agree and hope somehow to see PIX of the boat inn the water.
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Old 12-10-2020, 01:36 PM   #5633
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I’m ready for Matt’s next boat, perhaps this one was just an appetizer
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Old 12-10-2020, 01:41 PM   #5634
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Matt, when check in, you are missed.
I do hope things are quieting down in your life.
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Old 04-05-2021, 07:45 AM   #5635
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Where is Matt, I think I spotted him in Mississippi, maybe he is working on his next project
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Old 04-05-2021, 08:17 AM   #5636
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Where is Matt, I think I spotted him in Mississippi, maybe he is working on his next project
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I hope Matt gets a kick out of your post... it is pretty funny.

Having tried to reach him... I sure wish he'd chime back into TF.

Matt's greatly respected boat restoration "odyssey" will never be forgotten by many of we TF contributors.

Come on back in Matt - We're here for ya!

Cheers and Happy 2021 to you! - Art
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Old 04-05-2021, 08:49 AM   #5637
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Old 04-05-2021, 08:52 AM   #5638
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Holy Crap, how did I miss this! I realize I’ve been off grid a lot in the last 6 months, but what a bummer.
Matt, our best wish’s for you in whatever you do, you have been such an inspiration to so many of us here on TF.
Fair winds my friend!
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Old 04-05-2021, 08:55 AM   #5639
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I’d like to know how the launching went, a lot of use followed the build and would probably like to know how it went.
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Old 04-05-2021, 04:59 PM   #5640
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I definitely would like to know how the launch went. A single pic of her in the water would do! Best to you, Matt.
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