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Back when I was in high school (early 80's, yes, I'm old), I did some sailing on friend's parent's boats. Fast forward to 2003 and my wife and I decided that a sailboat would a good idea. I did some research and ended up with a Catalina 22. It was easy enough to learn to rig and sail. I trailer sailed it the first year and got a mooring the second year.

What I didn't plan on was getting totally hooked on sailing. Soon I wanted a boat that my family of 5 could spend a weekend on and a few years after that I wanted something big enough for us to spend a week on.

Anyway, I think that if you start fairly small and fairly cheap that you really can't lose.

Barry Lenoble
Deep Blue C, 2002 C&C 110
Mt. Sinai, NY

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