ST21 'Skinnydip' build, and boating adventures, Noosa, Australia

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I too was wondering Michael - take care.
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GB, take good care of yourself and get well soon!! Really good to hear from you, Jeff

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I too am free of Covid!
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Glossie slow down and get your health issue taken care of. All the boat stuff will wait, we need you for the long term.

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Wow, many thanks for the kind words and support Jaysen, cape man, Lee, Jeff, and Fuzz. Very much appreciated. :D

I'm on the improve, and looking forward to many shared adventures between us in the years ahead.

And cape man, SUPER DROLL, LMAO. :D :D :D
Currently building Jacques Mertens ST21 "Skinnydip". Boating adventures: Splash testing and using 'Skinnydip, as a basis of further building refinement; Adams 44’ sailing sloop "Great Sandy" (cruising and maintaining); Iain Oughtred Feather Pram "Mini Dip" (building); Jacques Mertens R13 "Wood Duck" (built and due for maintenance).

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Good news GB!!! Have a great weekend and please, STAY HEALTHY!!! Jeff

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Thanks Jeff. :D

Surreal is an appropriate way to describe Noosa this Easter weekend. Under heavy lockdown, streets and public spaces are all but deserted. Normally Easter = Noosa sardine city.

These past few weeks we've been lying low on our semi-wilderness Noosa North Shore retreat, self-isolating and nursing my health. This morning the pressure pump that distributes water from our rain water tanks to our bathroom, kitchen, etc., died.

Tomorrow is the child bride's 73rd birthday, so observing social-distancing rules, we are going to take our chances running the local lockdown road barriers to get to Skinnydip and the plumbed and functioning Great Sandy, to celebrate the child bride's 73rd in style. :D
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Great to hear you are on the mend! Enjoy your weekend!
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You feeling better is great news, not so much that the pump broke! Keep getting better!
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Hi,
Have a Happy Easter and carry on getting better from your mild pneumonia. It is also very nice to have quiet and isolated days and let work on the boat rest as well. I spend lots of time in the garden and listening to the birds great titmouse are nesting there. Even that the boat is round the corner under the carport I have not made it ready for sailing yet. This isolation helps one to relax a lot more. The most I do manually is building for an hour or two a day on twin children beds for the arrival of grand children no 4 and 5. For the rest I make sure not to forget to celebrate sundowner time with my wife and good red wine. If you also take it as easy as that you will be fit soon just do not be impatient with health progress, it takes its own time especially at our age.
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