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post #2 of Old 09-23-2009
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Originally Posted by caribbeangirl View Post
I'm a 50 year old female who's really wanting to learn to sail and get a sailboat. I live in Orange, Texas. I had a 24' Pearson until Ike crushed it along with about 30-40 boats at the Pleasure Island Texas marina where it was moored. I'm on the Gulf of Mexico.
My goal is to sail around the world. But first, I'm taking my first sailing lessons next month when it starts to cool off.
I'm looking forward to meeting lots of people and making lots of friends.

Angela Stevenson
Hi Angela, welcome, you dream big don't you? <*is there a "thumbs-up" emoticon?*> but starting from scratch as you are is doable - my husband had never been on a sailboat at all till he was 50, we're now fulltime liveaboards headed for the Bahamas this winter.
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