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Old 04-18-2014, 08:02 PM   #1
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A sailor for 40 years, I crossed over to the dark side in '02, to a 44 trawler. We were liveaboards for 15 years and cruised the east coast from MA to FL. When we moved to TN, I thought we were done with cruising, but the TN River is only 15 minutes away and connects to anywhere we want to go. There are a lot of great cruising grounds inland, and we missed the water, so we bought another boat! The Albin 27 FC is a small package but long on capabilities and very economical. We're looking forward to lots of cruising again and hope to share on here and AOG as we go.
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Old 04-18-2014, 09:38 PM   #2
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Welcome. A27's are a nice boat. We owned an A25 and loved it. They are very seaworthy, trailerable and quite the value for the dollar.
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Old 04-23-2014, 06:47 PM   #3
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Greetings from Jupiter!.

I am a newb here also. I was a sailor in my youth in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, and had plans to buy a sailboat with my wife and sail away to Panama to retire. Our son took us on a daysail on a Hunter 45, and the captain wrapped the rolling furling sheet around the stanchion, and when it popped it sounded like a gunshot. We also were heeled over pretty good most of the time. It didn't bother me, but it really bothered her.

She is now a BIG fan of trawlers, and is on board to get one. As soon as silver makes it's next big move, I am getting me a trawler.

I love sailors and I love trawlerors! Welcome aboard.
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