Originally Posted by eherlihy
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.
It's too bad, I just missed their may meeting which was yesterday. Are there any other clubs in the Boston area or south of Boston that you would reccommend?