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post #7 of Old 09-10-2011
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Originally Posted by robbieland View Post
Any suggestions for a boat such as sailing dinghy to learn to sail? As first boat... Not much if at all sailing experience. MFG Whistler? Finn-dinghy? Any advice would be great. Thanks
The Whistler is a good choice, as are most of the boats manufactured by SailMFG. Our first boat was a Whip (Sail # 33), and while I liked it a lot, it wasn't big enough for the four of us, and it was impossible to step the mast single handed. Sailing-wise, however, it was great and fun to learn on.

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