Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Porland, OR
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Re: Skipper wanted Seattle to Portland
Thanks for the input guys, this site is a treasure trove!
I decided to have it moved by truck. Simply can't deal with the 3 hour(or 5 in traffic) drive to work on the boat anymore! Sailing it this time of year sounds like a suicide mission.
I've actually sailed from Seattle and down the coast several times on a container ship. I'm familiar with the much of the area but from a completely different perspective.
I Took ASA 101 and found it useful for things like learning the points of sail. I'm familiar with interesting nautical terms like bow and stern. I was planning on taking 103/104 but I'm not sure I would benefit from much of the curriculum. It will be different on a 27' sailboat but Navigation, weather, rules of the road, radio ops... these are all things I do for a living and I have spent years studying them.