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Re: From Dinghy Sailor to Cruising

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Originally Posted by emcentar View Post
So I had my first sail with the previous owner last Saturday. Everything went pretty smoothly, but I'm sure that's because I was relaxed knowing I had someone with me that I could ask questions. This Friday we're going to take her out for the first time on our own. I'm fighting a case of nerves.

Suddenly I'm sure I'm going to hit my neighbor coming out of the slip and let the jib sheets fly off the boat when I put up the sails. Very hard to focus on work this week - all I want to do is watch docking technique videos.

Any tips for my first time out with my new boat on our own?
You'll be fine relax have fun, experience and experiences will come
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