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post #55 of Old 10-30-2010
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My uncle showed me how the controls (main sheet and rudder) of a Sunfish worked, then just told me "you can't sail directly into the wind." I spent the next couple of days on Bow Lake figuring out the basics. Later on I bought books to understand the concepts and fine tune what I had learned. When I decided I wanted to move to bigger boats and go out on the ocean, I started taking ASA courses.
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