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Re: Can I sail to the Bahamas with NO experience?

Originally Posted by DesertPirate View Post
This small band of sailors started with what appeared to be very little sailing experience and you might find their experiences interesting.
The guy involved actually had a decent amount of sailing experience. You can see him drawing on that many many times in the video too.

I personally don't like the video not for the reasons most people state, but because it tends to re-enforce an idea that doing things on the cheap requires living in squalor like conditions. They spend all this time working on the boat, even buy a new engine, and do nothing to make it the least bit comfortable or liveable.

A sailboat can be comfortable, liveable, beautiful and safely maintained without having to be rich.
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