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  1. Hello, (from France)

    Bravo for your website that inspires dreams …

    Among your friends who sail,
    if you know a Piper boat for sale … (used)
    We are thinking about …

    We have already visited “Ithaké” :
    a 55 feet moored in Moissac , but we had no deal.
    We are looking for a larger boat.

    Our last boat (recently sold) :
    https://nemo-editions.wixsite.com/nemo/le-bateau

    Thanks a lot
    Bests regards
    Christine et François
    Excuse-me for my bad english !!

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    • Hi Christine et François, Merci pour votre email. Excusez-moi Aussie pour ma Francaise! Alors je parle Anglaise maintenant.
      We will sell Calliope in a year or two as we are getting older! For now I f you want to come and see her to get an idea of a larger Piper boat (we are 65 feet) and maybe have a cruise you will be welcome.
      We are in north Belgium for the next 4 weeks.
      I will also ask other Piper owners if they are selling and let you know.
      Merci encore
      Lesley and Stewart

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      • Hello Lesley and Stewart,

        Thank you for your reply (your two replies)
        I didn’t realize your boat was a 65 feet.
        I thought it was a 60 feet.
        … which is already an upper limit for us !
        We have seen this 65f Zambezi, last year in Saint-Jean-de-Losnes,
        on the occasion of boat show..
        During your cruises, do you meet moorings problems with a such large boat ? (65f.)
        It’s the question that would concern us, as a priority …
        Where are-you moored during winter ?

        Sincerely yours
        François & Christine

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      • Hi François and Christine We have not had a problem mooring – if you have looked at the blog and different rivers and canals you will see all the places we have moored. We are 20m (65 foot). The 15m boats find it a little easier because many marinas have pontoon for up to 15m boats. But most marinas can also find a space for a 20m boat if you phone them. We prefer to moor away from marinas and even on the busy Canal du Midi we always found a place to moor. We are in Kortrijk for the winter (Courtrai in French I think). We will be in UK most of the winter but will visit Calliope a few times. I hope this helps. Lesley

        Lesley Carr

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