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Old 11-12-2017, 04:54 PM   #1
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Hi all. Been lurking here for some time, great forum.
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Old 11-12-2017, 05:12 PM   #2
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Old 11-12-2017, 05:56 PM   #3
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Welcome! What desires, thoughts,dreams bring you here?
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Old 11-12-2017, 07:34 PM   #4
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Carricko, welcome to TF. Also, what kind of boat do you have, where do you do your boating, etc.


Also #2, you really need to know that we have a standing rule on TF: without pictures it just didn't happen.


Seriously, we all like to see photos of where people boat, their boat, and them using it.


So welcome aboard.
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Old 11-16-2017, 03:25 PM   #5
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Hi all, thanks for the welcome and apologies for the late reply.
A brief summary: Now aged 72 and not in the best of health, my boating is limited to the internet.
Originally from a UK East coast fishing port, my introduction to boating at the age of 14 was two days and a night on a North Sea seine netter, for which I got paid two cod fillets.
In the late '70's I moved to the South coast and have since owned a succession of boats (Grp and wood) the biggest being a 28 foot open boat with a Lister engine in the wheelhouse. Joined the Aux.Coastguard and learned a LOT. Have enjoyed some great days and nights in the Solent area just fishing and 'being there'.
I enjoy the TF site for the information etc, and discussions about boats like the Great Harbour range. All very enlightening.

Steve.
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Old 11-16-2017, 07:46 PM   #6
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Hopefully you can do a little living vicariously here, and share some of your salty experience with us. We all love a good story here and we hope you enjoy ours...

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Old 11-16-2017, 10:36 PM   #7
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Welcome Steve. As Doug said. Enjoy the boating vicariously through the forum. There is no forum rule that says you must be a boat owner.
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