21396Re: Announcement Loire trip
- Sep 2, 2010Yes 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
> "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
> > a reality!
> > Nels
> > ___
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