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Hi guys and gals -

My name is Kyle and am new to sailing. I signed up for sailing lessons from an ASA school in the Fort Worth, TX area. I am considering purchasing my own boat instead of relying on renting a boat once I have finished the lessons. I have ordered a few books through Amazon about selecting the proper boat, but greatly welcome any suggestions. I will be sailing on a large local lake, spending some weekends aboard maybe in the spring and fall, and will be cruising as I am not interested in learning to race at this point.

I am considering a 25' catalina that is for sale locally.
1999 Catalina 250 sailboat for sale in Texas

Any thoughts, suggestions, constructive criticism are appreciated!


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