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Date Posted: - Thursday - 11/20/14 - 1:16pm
Author: Randall
Subject: Thanks for the kind words...
In reply to: Mark, AEOLUS M31 's message, "Murre For Sale?" on - Thursday - 11/20/14 - 7:08am

Hey Mark, thank you so much for the kind words. I have dropped out of the Mariner community these last two, three years, partly because I was cruising (the point, after all!) and lately because I'm moving in a direction Murre can't go. But I really appreciate your thoughts.

Murre has been such a huge part of my life since 2001, has taught me pretty much all I know about boats, that it's hard to think of moving on. To have gone from owning an old boat that needed an utter rebuild to learning how to rebuild and then customize and then to taking off into the wild blue ... it's been an amazing, thoroughly enjoyable, thoroughly satisfying run.

And there's no way I could have done it without the Mariner community. There were many, many days and quite a few late nights when I stood over some deconstructed what's-it (cockpit, deck, bulkhead, engine) wondering how the f**k it would all come together. And writing up my reports and getting help from you and others on the board literally saved the project more than once.

So, thanks to you and others for the support. For where we went and what we did, I have been thoroughly happy with Murre, and I will miss the daily comments, "My, what a lovely boat you have..."


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