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Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Boston / Ft Myers Area
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Re: First Boat Buying Advice
I would suggest that you join a local sailing club before you buy a boat. You can gain experience, and possibly get a line on an older boat that you like within your budget.
I suggest that you check out pelagicsailingclub.org, and attend a meeting.