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Old 04-22-2016, 06:21 AM   #1
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My wife and I took the plunge at the end of March and brought home a new addition to the family. With the purchase of Makin Memories, a 1987 41' President Double Cabin MY, we have moved closer to realizing our cruising dream. We have already met and listened to great stories from folks traveling and living on their boats and cannot wait for the "next step".

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Old 04-22-2016, 06:26 AM   #2
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I see the dreaded curse of the forum upsy-downsy photos strikes again!

Neat idea on the rear view mirror!
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Old 04-22-2016, 06:30 AM   #3
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Welcome aboard TF
There are some great folks and a wealth of info here...and you have started off w pics...always welcome here on TF.
Lots of good reading aboard similar situations & experiences
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Old 04-22-2016, 06:43 AM   #4
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Old 04-22-2016, 08:31 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by menzies View Post

Neat idea on the rear view mirror!
I watched him combing his hair in it yesterday

Welcome aboard and thanks for the visit last night!

See you'all next year.
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Old 04-22-2016, 10:01 AM   #6
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Hey welcome!
From one President owner to another.
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Old 04-22-2016, 12:14 PM   #7
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Nice boat. Also new trawler owner early March. This is a great place to communicate with people who know what they're talking about and are helpful.
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Old 04-27-2016, 12:41 PM   #8
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Welcome aboard. We move onto our new home this Friday. We'll be watching to see how y'all adjust. We're anxious to get through the 'orientation' part where we figure out what really gets to stay and what has to go. We're learning a lot from forum members. Thanks all for a great resource.
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Old 04-27-2016, 01:16 PM   #9
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Welcome aboard, may the wind be always on your back and your heart full of dreams.
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Old 04-27-2016, 01:33 PM   #10
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Old 04-27-2016, 02:03 PM   #11
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Old 04-27-2016, 02:52 PM   #12
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Welcome and Congratulations on the addition!!
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