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post #10 of Old 05-09-2012
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Re: Sailing from Scratch!

Originally Posted by KMackenzie View Post
Good idea and thank you - will, but I need sailing lessons first. I'm afraid no one is going to want a 50+ crew member...
Oh hell, why not? I'd rather have a 50+ enthusiastic greenhorn aboard than a sullen teenager who would rather be anywhere else.

Buy a boat- the rest will take care of itself.

I recommend reading Gillian OuterBridge's book "Going About"- the story of a woman of a certain age who decides to revise her life's second act, by going cruising on a small boat with a small dog.
If you feel like a road trip, come on up and join us on the Dock for a weekend or more- we'll get you out on a variety of boats and get you hooked.

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