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Jan 23, 17 07:50 PM
Our beautiful 2013 Boreal 44, RC Louise, is for sale. Due to health issues and the call of our grandchildren, my wife and I are retiring from sailing.
Jan 02, 17 07:07 PM
Taswell 49 - Ta Shing Yacht Building - Year 1989 (1990) S. Primrose Designer Italian Flag – Italian safety certificate valid until 2018 - VTR hull -
Jan 02, 17 06:59 PM
Hello! There are different reasons why this project was started and why you can read these lines here. Firstly, as like water, we are never sitting still.
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