Welcome, Candy. You came to the right place. There's a wealth of info here and a very supportive sailing community on this net. As you browse through the various topics and threads here, you will find articles written by some of our members and by other notables in the sailing world. You will also find links galore to sites that will answer questions.
More important than info gathering, you will find a that sailors love to help other sailors and we love telling stories, too.
Sit down and strap in for a great ride...the most fun you'll ever have at < 10mph.