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Randy
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  • Charlotte, MI
  • United States
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Welcome, Randy & Jeannie!

Profile Information

Profile Type:
Sailor
Homeport:
Whitehall, Mi.
About Me:
Been sailing from the age of 19 (Randy) (Jeannie started sailing in 1997), it is a big part of our lives and we want to see some of the the world by it. Love the great lakes and sailed all over them and want more out of life. We sail a 1990 Catalina 36 tall rig. # 1057 Currently outfitting it for long distance voyaging,
Current location:
Whitehall, Mi.
Destinations visited:
All round the great lakes and been in the USVI once.
Looking to:
To take off on a extended cruise summer of 2010

MOST OF US CAN FIND WAYS TO GET MORE MONEY, BUT NONE OF US CAN GET MORE TIME. TO GO CRUISING IS TO CHOOSE TIME OVER MONEY


IT IS A DIFFICULT DECISION TO GIVE UP CONTENTMENT FOR UNCERTAINTY, BUT IF YOU DON'T, YOUR LIFE WILL NEVER BE AS FULL AS IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN

"TWENTY YEARS FROM NOW YOU WILL BE MORE DISAPPOINTED BY THE THINGS YOU DIDN'T DO THAN BY THE ONES YOU DID DO"
Mark Twain


Here is our other blog:
http://mutualfun2.blogspot.com/

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The Admrial is Happy

Posted on May 25, 2009 at 9:34am 3 Comments

Ah now she is happy With the new helm seat, Jeannie loves to steer now. As long as it is warm. Our first 3 day weekend on the boat. Weather was 70s all weekend and Lake Michigan was 52 degs' Which made for a chilly sail Winds were 20 kts as it is a typical spring winds.

More Project work

Posted on May 21, 2009 at 11:50am 1 Comment

Latest project is the addition of a new corian counter top along with changing the fridge over to a freezer fridge system. Gota keep the Admiral happy. Here are a few pictures of templates as it is in the work stage still.…

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GALLEY COMPLETED

Posted on May 21, 2009 at 12:31am 3 Comments

The galley is completed now except for a shelf above the sink yet. Which is having some stainless work being done before the shelf can go up.…

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Purging of Stuff

Posted on March 28, 2009 at 2:29pm 4 Comments

Yes that is what we call it stuff. The things one accumulates over a lifetime. How can we all say oh, I will save that for later. Well later never comes and stuff piles up. We are committed now to take off and go sailing so we are cleaning out our basement which was a catch all. Kids things our things ect. Its just gota go ya know. It is taking time but we are gaining on it and we are both feeling much happier.

More projects

Posted on March 28, 2009 at 10:09am 1 Comment

Ah well spring has arrived, they say anyway but here in the north we all wonder. We have more upgrades to do this year on MutalFun as we prepare to hopefully depart to the Bahama's in summer of 2010. We took out the old counter top and going to add corian this spring and rework our frig so one side is a freezer. That I have worked out as I have played around the last couple of years getting it right.



Have to finish the installation of the Icom ssb this year as the hardware and… Continue

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At 2:42am on December 19, 2011, ___/)ances With Sails said…

At 8:20am on August 26, 2011, ___/)ances With Sails said…
dog gone rand! sorry i missed ye when ye came to kemah. just happened to read about it on yer 'blogspot' as i was visitin yer site there to see if maybe yall were in harms way of th storm Irene. glad to hear yer livin it, stay well and tell jeannie howdy. damn, cant believe i missed ye!!!!!  wouldve left ye a coment there but ive no account there, yet
At 8:00am on August 26, 2011, ___/)ances With Sails said…
where yall at? reckon i'll head over to yer 'blogspot' and see.  thinkn of ye's all up n down th east coast n hopein yall fair well.  keep us posted
At 8:50pm on November 15, 2010, Dave and Donna said…
hey guys see your enjoying not many stayon this site anymore Drop a note ncsailorboy55@yahoo.com
At 9:11pm on October 7, 2010, Dave and Donna said…
hey there will be in tomorrow afternoon around 1 will work the god ol boat from 4 to 6 we have your cell ours is 336 240 8036
At 8:42pm on August 5, 2010, Dave and Donna said…
Man saw you were on missed you would havebeen nice ot have chatted The room has been pretty quite this summer Reading your blog every few day and Donna is also So you will be in anap for boat show we will be there Drop a line with email
At 12:43pm on July 26, 2010, Dave and Donna said…
Hey there been reading your blog intersting sounds liek a great time so far. Rop a line and email address Not many using the site these days

We will continue to read and post
At 4:00pm on February 16, 2010, Terri said…
Hey Sailor...where have u been?? besides working, working, working....lol. Hope you aren't stuck in a snow bank...yikes has been snowy... u guys get slammed. snowing here now..about 8" tonite....sigh... :-)
At 7:50am on December 7, 2009, Terri said…
Agree on the long winter...like your profile pic!!! Nice to see my raspberry squares being enjoyed! If you're a good boy this winter I may send you your own supply. :-)
At 9:24am on July 2, 2009, Suky Cannon said…
Hi ~ time for a new video about summer !!@!@!@! @ !@
 
 
 

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