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Old 03-09-2009, 02:18 AM   #1
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Hi,

I am not a live aboard cruiser, but I spend a lot of time in my 1975 Pearson 39 Yawl on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland USA. I am in the process of completely rebuilding her. 80% done with all new rigging, winches, change to Mid-boom sheeting, etc. Now considering repower options. Suggestions appreciated.

My goal is the circumnavigate the Delmarva penninsula (up the Chesapeake, C&D Canal, down the outside and in at Newport News and back up the bay), then a trip from Middle River to Bermuda and back.

I have sailed for nearly 40 years. I am now retired. Started with a Cape Dory Typhoon to a Cape Dory 25 to a Cal 2-29 to an Alberg 30 to the Pearson 39.

Cheers to all,

Alan

ps: Always willing to help anybody stuck or needing assistance in my area.
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Welcome aboard Alan - good to have you here.

We hope to hear all about the work you're doing on your Pearson - and see some pics.

Make yourself at home.
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G'Day Alan,

Sounds like you are well on your way and like most, really enjoying putting the plan into action.

Look forward to hearing lots more as you progress further - well done - and WELCOME!

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