SailNet Community - View Single Post - Hello from Botswana
View Single Post
post #2 of Old 04-10-2013
Tartan 27' owner
CalebD's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: NYC
Posts: 5,105
Thanks: 8
Thanked 141 Times in 133 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Re: Hello from Botswana

Welcome to sailnet Bruzo.
I recently finished reading the Alexander McCall Smith Mma Ramotswe books (Ladies No. 1 detective agency). Sounds like a great place to be.

Are these the boats that you are currently using: Range - RS Sailing

If so they seem like a fairly advanced model for beginner sailors or children.
I help teach teenagers here to learn to sail on Sunfish (14' lateen rigged single sail).
They may not be raced at the olympic level but they make a good learning platform.
Optimist sailboats are raced in the olympics, I believe; but they are better for kids than adults.
I wish you every success in your sailing eneavours.

"The cure for anything is salt water~ sweat, tears, or the sea." ~Isak Denesen

Everybody has one:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
CalebD is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome