Paul/Cruise Control

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Paul/Cruise Control

Post by Paul » Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:29 pm

It is with a heavy heart I am passing on the news that Paul died unexpectedly on August 7, 2018.
Thank you to all members for sharing the love of all things Trojan with Paul through the years.
Sadly, we are considering the sale of Paul's much-loved boat.If there's anyone out there that can love it as much as he did, contact me.
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Re: Paul/Cruise Control

Post by Captrichc » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:32 pm

I'm so sorry for your loss.
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Post by gitchisum » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:06 pm

Condolences for you and the family. Hope Cruise Control can end up with an owner that loves it as much as he did!
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Post by Moderator » Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:56 am

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Re: Paul/Cruise Control

Post by RWS » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:02 am

he will be missed


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Post by WayWeGo » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:15 am

So sorry to hear this -- Paul has been a great friend to the Trojan community and will certainly be missed. Margaret, you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

I did a quick google search and Paul's memorial can be found at: ... etails.php
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Post by BeaconMarineDon » Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:20 pm

On behalf of the Trojan Forum and Beacon Marine we wish you strength during this difficult time.
Paul's contributions to the forum are valued and will help many others... God Bless.
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Post by prowlersfish » Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:28 pm

Margaret , I am so very sorry for your loss . Paul was a great asset to this Forum . His knowledge and his projects that he has posted have been a great help to many , And will continue to help for years . I will miss him . God Bless Paul and you and your family

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Re: Paul/Cruise Control

Post by Captain Chill » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:16 pm

Paul and the Cruise Control were an enormous part of why I overhauled my F-26 from the stringers up. He showed me that the F-26 could be a beautiful customizable boat. Still to this day he had the cleanest bilge I've ever seen. He would always promptly reply back to questions and was an enormous help to me and I'm sure countless others along the way. RIP
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