Re: How do we learn to sail?
Some schools offer day sailing courses in which you can return home for the night.
Also check out some classroom based courses offered by sailing school, Power Squadron, Coast Guard, etc.. Take you VHF courses, coastal navigation and first aid in this manner.
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As I sail, I praise God, and care not. (Luke Foxe)