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Old 11-18-2009
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Originally Posted by braidmike View Post
That is absolutely classic!! THANKS!!
I was in the same place it sounds like you are about 5 or 6 years ago. Not sure I would recomend my approach, but my partner and I just started researching everything on the net, took a couple classes, bought a boat that seemed to have our name on it, and hope to start our circumnavigation next fall. We followed advice that resonated, ignored what didn't, made a few mistakes, all in all: having a great time! For us, it has been the experience of actually 'doing it' that is the best teacher. The ASA class we took was fun, but I probably learn ten times as much when actually out on the water in our boat. Everyone learns diferently, for us it seems best to jump in & figure it out as we go. FWIW
You actually forgot the part about taking a cold shower while tearing up $100 dollar bills.....
"Duty, that grim demanding bitch, come to call with all her nagsome sisters, would never give a man a moment of his own."

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Money canít buy you happiness.
But it buys you a big enough yacht to
sail you right up to it!
(Johnny Depp)

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