David Bowes
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San Diego
About Me:
61 y.o. retired MD. Divorced. Snow Ski, SCUBA, Photography.
Healthy eating,active lifestyle.
Current location:
San Diego
Destinations visited:
3 seasons cruising Pacific Mexico... as far as Zihuatenejo.
Also Calif channel islands
Looking to:
Recruit female crew. Suggest age 40 to 60. All or part of 09/10 season. Several possible passages. Departure mid Oct 09. 858-274-2749
visit I am sailorsmile

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At 4:30pm on April 25, 2010, LOLA said…
Let me think about you have more photos of the boat in and out? More photos of you. You say you can provide credentials?
What do you estimate the expenses to be with out alcohol..I don't drink.

Thank you.
At 11:29pm on August 20, 2009, Suky Cannon said…
what an awesome diving shot
At 3:41pm on August 18, 2009, sailorgirlca said…
It's the CA designation that can confuse.....but we're
At 3:41pm on August 18, 2009, sailorgirlca said…
Hi David: for some reason didn't realize distance was so far....I am in Ottawa, Canada, keep my boat in Kingston on L. Ontario. Always interested in sharing more extended cruising.....would be interested in hearing your plans.......who knows what could be worked out?
At 1:02pm on August 18, 2009, debbie said…
i thought you would enjoy this site, welcome aboard!! not sure if or when i'm heading for san diego.......happy crew hunting
At 4:45pm on August 17, 2009, LOLA said…
Hey, is that a CSY? Love those...Tell me about your boat
At 6:08pm on August 16, 2009, sailorgirlca said…
Ahoy.....thx for inviting me to join your friends group........looking for accomplished crew.....perhaps we should talk more......

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