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  1. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    An old girlfriend posted a photo of me on our first Atlantic crossing from 1987 on the 65m Katalina II.

    I had to ask her "Is that really me"?

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  2. YachtForums

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    My first crossing was the summer of 1974. Departed Port Everglades and arrived in a foreign country a couple hours later. Does Bimini count as a crossing?
  3. Capt Ralph

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    My very first crossing anywhere was to West End from Lake Worth.
    The Jack Tar Hotel was just reclaimed from the bad guys and it looked like a war zone from an old movie.
    Not the sunny welcome I had expected.
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  4. Capt Ralph

    Capt Ralph Senior Member

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    Well, is that really you??
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    What were the child labor laws in 1987 ?
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    Ha thats agood one. There we're no child labor laws for anyone over 15.
  7. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    Another bugger has surfaced too.

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  8. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    Our member KIWI will confirm that I'm still that skinny and blond. The jeans have gone from a 28 to a 32 now after 30 years.
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    You must have been really roughing it on a 65m yacht
  10. Capt Ralph

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    Setting tall glasses, Reading PentHouse Forums. Yep, real rough.
  11. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    We once got caught in a set of Rollers, the Royces arrived later.
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    Yo Fish.
    Looks like easy duty..
    Here is me in 1974: Just crossed the Atlantic and the Pacific, got us a monkey in Borneo.
    (Me to the left, skinny guy, no hairs on the chest, 17 years old.)
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    Today’s photo, as in before and after. Less hair, more body. Chicks love it.
  14. Capt Ralph

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    By yourself in front of a beer tap. Uh ah.
    I do understand my friend.
    :cool::cool::cool:
  15. Norseman

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    Aye Capt Ralph: I was a guest, owner of the beer tap shot the picture. The bikini girls went into hiding. Bless their little Columbian hearths:)
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    Anybody that has their own private Yeungling tap would be my friend too!
  17. Norseman

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    Yup, a good neighbor to have, unlimited beer supply and numerous bikini girls around the pool. (Telling wife I am going to the gym, win-win)
  18. Fishtigua

    Fishtigua Senior Member

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    Just for context, my girlfriend was skinny and blonde too. Love you Kaari.
    :D
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    Picture of girlfriend?
  20. Capt Ralph

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    Yep, we need pictures, we like to watch...:rolleyes::rolleyes:
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