SailNet Community - View Single Post - The Dream!!
Thread: The Dream!!
View Single Post
post #3 of Old 05-04-2006
onojmai
Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 33
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
get something small- around 20ft or less. i say get a laser cause they're good and easily to find/buy/transport/sail AND they'll teach you the basics of the sail, boat, and water interactions quickly. sailing a laser in 10-15 knot winds (esp. onshore) and you'll learn to sail (and swim) damn quick. start small, with a good boat (i.e. laser) and you'll progress quickly with effort.

don't think you can go bluewater right away- or even coastal cruising on a 35 footer- i'm 23 years old and been sailing for almost 12 years now- and still am learning- take it slow- it's rewarding on cape cod or in the keys (i prefer cape cod, and maine, to the keys, etc.) it's not where you're going, for the most part, it's how you get there- sailing.
onojmai is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome