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Offline HeaveToo

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Big Announcement
« on: January 31, 2018, 10:48:08 PM »
I have been hanging around watching you guys.  I can tell you that I miss sailing a little but the thing that I knew was coming just happened.  My wife is pregnant.  We just found out that we are having a girl.  The due date is July 27. 

I don't know how long the powerboat will hold me over because I miss sailing and cruising.  Hell, I am and I have always been a sailor at heart.  Still, with a baby coming I know that I won't get down to the boat and spend the time on it that I would like to so being able to get out and do day trips works for now.  Money wise it is better too!  I still have plenty of offers to sail too so I may take some friends up on that.

Either way, just wanted to pass on the good news.
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Offline Bob23

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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2018, 03:09:48 AM »
Congratulations, Heave!!

Offline Tim Gardner

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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2018, 07:28:23 AM »
Well, Hello Daddy!  Welcome to the world of infant smells.
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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2018, 08:10:22 AM »
Congratulations! Your lives will change for the better.  My best times on the water were with my kids.

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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2018, 09:39:44 AM »
Hey Matt, congratulations on the big upcoming event!!!  And just be sure to get that young lady out on the water and addicted for life! Power or sail....makes no difference, just get out there!  Better yet- BOTH!

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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2018, 03:43:18 PM »
Congrats Heave! Had a feeling you were hinting at such when we last texted. Truly as PeterG says, get her out there.  :)
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Offline tmw

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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2018, 08:21:32 PM »
Congratulations!  It took about a decade after children born to get a boat, to teach them how to sail, of course.  I'm sure they can start much younger though.  I'm glad to hear the happy news, and that you are still here every now and then.

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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2018, 05:16:57 AM »
Congratulations! My neighbor, who' a bit crazy, told me he tied a bassinet down on a cape dory 30 and sail from Atlantic City to Block Island with his baby son. My wife would have chopped my hands off at the sight of me lashing down a bassinet.
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Offline Tim Gardner

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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2018, 06:12:36 AM »
Hey Rainman, My oldest daughter brought her 2 month old baby girl out sailing with the Admiral and I.  Maybe we are a bit crazy but the more time on the water the better!

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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #9 on: February 02, 2018, 10:30:34 AM »
Congratulations, Heave Too!  Exciting news to hear!
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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #10 on: February 02, 2018, 06:35:50 PM »
congratulations, my daughter was born 36 years ago and a blessing every day. best news ever
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Offline HeaveToo

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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #11 on: February 02, 2018, 10:13:16 PM »
Thanks all!  This will be a huge adjustment.  I really hope that she comes out a sailor!  LOL 
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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #12 on: February 03, 2018, 01:23:46 PM »
Hey HeaveToo:
Congratulations, she will change your life in a very very good way.
We have three daughters all now in their 30's and still a blessing each in their own ways.
or as a buddy used to say, "..wouldn't give a nickel for another one nor take millions of dollars for what I have."

Smooth Sailin'

regards charlie

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Re: Big Announcement
« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2018, 11:11:06 PM »
Congratulations, your a lucky man. Three daughters made a believer out of me. Show her the world and she will grow to be all you could ever wish.
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