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December 2012 PNYC News – Now Available

PNYC news 2012.12.24

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s/v Ocean Blue

A 1975 Nebe-built Miura, soon to be called “Ocean Blue” ……. It seems this sailboat addiction is a slippery slope from which there is no turning back. But then, there are more destructive lifestyle choices out there than sailing. So … Continue reading

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Weakness

After my last entry, exposing the battle within, I’ll have to admit I’ve been sorely tempted. It seems like the entire universe is focussed on throwing perfect yachts at throw-away prices in my path. There’s a R238k Morgan 31 in … Continue reading

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Recently overheard on Ch71 [or SMS, I forget]

Chaos: Are you sailing ? Clewless: Afraid not. Are you? Chaos: Yup. Thought I saw u on the dam… Clewless: Unfortunately my boat ran aground 2 weekends ago and I haven’t managed to refloat her yet 🙁 Chaos: Broke off … Continue reading

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August sailing breezes

NW’ly 15-20kt, gusting 30. 2 reefs in the main and a handkerchief sized jib. This is the weather my little yacht was made for. We’re regularly hitting 6kt on the beat and when we free off a little to reach … Continue reading

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