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Old 22 July 2015, 19:06   #21
Country: Australia
Town: Dalmeny
Make: zodiac
Length: 5m +
Engine: outboard
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When Im not in my rib I could be in my other boat of just doing a shore dive or snorkel, what ever the case theres hardly a day Im not in or on the water (what ever the weather).



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Old 23 July 2015, 14:34   #22
Country: UK - England
Town: N. Devon
Boat name: Nutkin Too
Make: X-Pro Defender
Length: 5m +
Engine: Outboard, Suzuki 90
MMSI: 235095884
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I dive, and teach diving. I train swimmers and swim coaches, run first aid and lifeguard courses, asses lifeguard and first aid trainers and some times get to go canoeing.

I carry a pager for the fire service as I'm retained, as part of that we run a medical team so have an ambulance pager too.

Mix into that a full time job and two kids - its busy.

Oh and I have a shotgun, little village,blond daughter - nuff said


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Old 23 July 2015, 17:04   #23
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Country: UK - England
Town: Gloucester
Boat name: Lunasea
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: Suzi 140
MMSI: 232005050
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For me pretty much work & work ...... BUT have wonderful family and quite happy being able to support their talents and interests at weekends,and able to fund a rib and time on the water.....makes most of the work sh*t worthwhile - or tolerable - most of the time.
I appreciate I'm in a better position than most.
Although I'd like less of the work, I'd need to rebalance other things I can do if I had a less demanding job.
Work life balance - it's a bugger!

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