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by JohnCFI
Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Member/Boat Owner
Replies: 23
Views: 1731

Re: New Member/Boat Owner

snotnosetommy wrote:JohnCFI,
You're right about Stirling Moss. Great man. Also about the rum
So after the exchange of Exocets and such a while back, are you chaps Brits or not? Just asking. :)
:)
TOTALLY BRIT!!!!! For ever and ever Amen!!
by JohnCFI
Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Member/Boat Owner
Replies: 23
Views: 1731

Re: New Member/Boat Owner

Thanks for that, I had an interesting browse of that thread.

I am looking forward to having a medicinal rum or three at the end of a day on board, perhaps at anchor............ Boat swinging in the gentle breeze nice sunset, warm evening..... wake up John this is the Falklands!!
by JohnCFI
Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Member/Boat Owner
Replies: 23
Views: 1731

Re: New Member/Boat Owner

We have been discussing boat names a lot in our house. in the end we have come down to "STIRLING". This in honour of a great man I met as an impressionable youngster (about 13 or 14). It was he who encourage me to 'go out and do stuff', advice I have always followed. That man was the Greatest ever R...
by JohnCFI
Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Member/Boat Owner
Replies: 23
Views: 1731

Re: New Member/Boat Owner

Thanks for that, sounds like good advice that I intend to follow. Well we are having fun, when I got her home I found that non of the electrics work, so I am delving into the mysteries of boat wiring. Have moved the switch panel to a more accesible place, have installed power for my cabin GPS (over ...
by JohnCFI
Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Member/Boat Owner
Replies: 23
Views: 1731

Re: New Member/Boat Owner

Well what can I do except graciously accept such an honour. Can I say it will be a pleasure to meet any MacGregor sailor passing through and share a Tot or six (any excuse will do).. Welcome JohnCFI, ...to heck with president; we dub thee Pirate King of the Macgregor fleet of the southern seas! (Per...
by JohnCFI
Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:40 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Member/Boat Owner
Replies: 23
Views: 1731

Re: New Member/Boat Owner

dlandersson wrote:So that would make you President of the Macgregor Owners Sough Atlantic chapter. :D
JohnCFI wrote:I suppose i should mention, I am in the Falkland Islands, and I think this one is the only MacGregor in the Islands.
I can live with that, I had better ask the Good Lady first though 8)
by JohnCFI
Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Member/Boat Owner
Replies: 23
Views: 1731

Re: New Member/Boat Owner

I suppose i should mention, I am in the Falkland Islands, and I think this one is the only MacGregor in the Islands.
by JohnCFI
Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:10 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: New Member/Boat Owner
Replies: 23
Views: 1731

New Member/Boat Owner

Hi All, Having lurked in the background for a couple of weeks, This morning I picked up my new boat. well not exactly new it's a 1998 :macx: chuffed to bits, as it is in excellent condition, and fairly well kitted out. I am new to a sailing boat, but have been a power boater for years (RYA L2 & SB)....