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Old 09-25-2021, 10:06 PM   #1
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Hi!

I realize I’ve been posting without introducing myself.

I’m new to big boats, with a Fleming 55 as my first. My cruising territory is the San Juans north to Desolation Sound and the Broughtons. .

Thank you for sharing your wisdom and being patient with me.
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Old 09-25-2021, 10:18 PM   #2
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Hi back, and welcome to TF. Nice boat to start with. I love the Fleming 55. How about sharing some photos of your baby.

Are you purposely being secretive about where you live? "West coast" is a pretty broad territory.
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Sorry about the vagueness of west coast. I actually have or had a few locations so itís been Seattle, Oregon, SF and then places east. Iím in some transition at the moment.
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Congrats on your new boat. The Fleming 55 is the absolute prettiest boat ever made.
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Congrats on your new boat. The Fleming 55 is the absolute prettiest boat ever made.
Thank you. I agree it’s a beautiful design to my eye. I have to admit that the visual appearance was very important to me. I also believe it fits my needs well.

While it’s definitely a large boat for someone new to larger boats, I’m guardedly optimistic I will learn to handle it appropriately; indeed, learning new skills is part of the excitement of boating to me.
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Iím new to big boats, with a Fleming 55 as my first.

Welcome. Nice way to start out!

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