Becoming a good sailor requires more than buying the boat, reading some books, getting a few pointers.
Really? So that's what I've been missing these last 45 years.
Seaboy - In the interest of defending the mass of too-conservative sailors on SailNet, of which I include myself, please take note of my avatar. I'm in the lower left corner. All the other people? They're giving me "a few pointers".
Sailing is one of the most complex sports on earth and one of few that can kill you too. Best of luck to you. I'm out of popcorn.