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Originally Posted by Miraclo View Post
Um, with all due respect, do any of you ever talk any real sailing?

As a fairly new woman captain who has just joined Sailnet, I was really hoping to find a group of women (okay, some men, too, why not?) who were interested in exchanging tips on like refurbishing teak, most clever sail trim, how to sail as close-hauled as possible, what % heel you favor, etc.,...
Will my hopes be dashed here?
Hope not.
Welcome.. nice to have you here.

Plenty of discussion on the topics you listed, but I suppose they are of wide enough interest that they go into general discussion, or learning to sail rather than hersailnet. Of course you are free to start a thread in hersailnet on any of those topics, and I encourage you to do so.


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