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post #9 of Old 07-14-2007
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Ummm... sailing beyond your skill level, within reason, is generally the way you expand your sailing skills.
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Originally Posted by knotaloud
Huron, Michigan, whatever, I've never been there. And a 75 mile leg is easy for me, but the OP sounds a little unsure of his skills and it's been my experience that sailing beyond your skill level is dangerous.

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