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Sailor
Homeport:
Melbourne, Australia
About Me:
Sailing and boat maintenance is my hobby. After that comes rowing.
If you are visiting Australia, why don't you come and sail with us in Port Phillip Bay.
Current location:
Melbourne, Australia
Destinations visited:
Australia = Port Phillip Bay: Blairgowrie & Geelong + Hastings; Whitsundays
Thailand = Phuket Race Week 2006, 2010, 2011 & 2013, Jomtien Beach - Top of the Gulf Regatta 2009 & 2011.
Vietnam = Halong Bay
USA = Buzzards Bay, MA
Looking to:
Learn to cruise and in the future possibly looking for short term crew to sail SE Asian countries of Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Burma, Philippines and Vietnam.

Learn from other members on how to equip a boat for cruising.

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At 7:28am on December 16, 2015, LOLA said…

Hi h, thanks for the reply.

Not on the site for quite awhile.  I see others in the old group are not on much either.

I gotta get the boat out soon.  I have been teaching art a lot, and busy on  Facebook.  I think everyone went to Facebook.

So are you at the new floating docks?

At 10:38pm on November 17, 2014, LOLA said…

The song on your video is beautiful

At 9:21pm on June 4, 2012, LOLA said…

Hey tell me..Ive been there...anything to get installed is a total boat tear up...I plan to sail it this summer messed up, and then get it back to livable space.

It sure was nice hearing from you h.

At 8:13am on April 10, 2012, Julie Rachelle said…

Hi H,

Thanks for your message last night I wasn't awake that late.  I bought a boat around Thanksgiving time and am learning to sail on that boat.  I took a few lessons from my friend, but I have crew that are also teaching me on my own boat.  I just have to get my heat exchanger back on after a cleaning so I can go sailing again.

At 7:49am on July 20, 2011, LOLA said…
Hey h, haven't spoken to you for awhile...what repairs have you done>/\?  I finally got the stuffing box changed out to a dripless, and had the bottom painted.  Hope to take her out as weather cools a bit.  Really hot weather here in USA.
 
 
 

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