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So, Did Charlotte like Sailing?

Short recap: a few months ago Charlotte and I took a leap of faith and ordered a new Hanse 388 sailboat for us and the children. It really was a leap of faith since Charlotte had never sailed before. Now she has.

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Dreams Hanse

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It takes an amazingly short time for Hanse Yachts to construct our new sailboat— they’re supposed to start putting it together in mid-November and get it ready just a bit over a month later!  The impatiently waiting buyer, though, is waiting impatiently.

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Dreams Travel

We’re Going Sailing!

It’s getting dark and cold over here, and after having agonized for a couple of months about should we or shouldn’t we, we finally decided that life is too short for that, so we did!

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Dreams Hanse

No Turning Back Now

A few hours ago I scanned and returned to the dealer the signed contract for buying a new Hanse 388!

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Dreams Hanse

Dreaming of Sailing with a New Hanse

We have been online window shopping for sailing boats, both used and new, for most of the summer, and more and more frequently we end up on the HanseYachts site looking admiringly at the new 388 and 418 models. They are quite beautiful, both.

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Dreams

A Sailor Without a Boat Is …

This spring it happened again.

I got bitten by the sailing bug and after that I have been using generous amounts of my spare time to figure out how to get our newly formed family (two adults and four children) a sailing boat and out on the open seas.