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21396Re: Announcement Loire trip

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  • prairiedog2332
    Sep 2, 2010
      Yes I am.



      --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, Hajo Smulders <hajosmulders@...> wrote:
      > Are you a member of the yahoo loire trip group yet? I do want to give
      > publicity to this trip on the other message boards I'm on; but I don't
      > to take them over talking about boats from another designer etc...
      > I think it will become a reality; and a pretty fun one at that. Funny
      > is that if you add everything that goes into an everglades challenge;
      > price is not much less than this trip.
      > It is very likely that I will attend.
      > It's a pity that I can't do it with one of my sons. (They'll both be
      > school at those dates). Also living in the US it will seriously eat up
      > vacation budget I might have. Regardless of that; It's too good not to
      > (I also happen to be fluent in French; which should lead to hilarious
      > situations with any other travelers that don't!)
      > One note: right in that area (Chenonceau) is where my kid sister and
      > friends discovered a decomposed body in the Loire... That's about 30
      > ago though; so the waters should be clean by now...
      > Currently looking into a small sail rig for the quick canoe. I know
      > Helbert, member of the canoe sailing group, put a balanced lug on his
      > quick canoe. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxCi1ZadQP8)
      > If one made the leeboard and bracket and sail at home, One could rip a
      > of (square) spars in an hour! It would make a great addition to those
      > canoes! (I don't mind rowing; but I DO really mind rowing when there's
      > wind!)
      > Hajo
      > --
      > "There are too many people, and too few human beings." (Robert Zend)
      > On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 2:34 PM, prairiedog2332 nelsarv@... wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Hajo,
      > >
      > > This is a really exciting prospect. Even though I am pretty booked
      > > for 2011 I am considering it. How about yourself?
      > >
      > > Brian is putting a lot of effort into this and I hope it turns out
      to be
      > > a reality!
      > >
      > > Nels
      > > ___
      > >
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