Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Deale, MD
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Re: First boat, no experiance, what to get?
As Slowbutsteady said, a sloop-rigged boat is best for learning. Yes, a Laser is fun, but it doesn't teach the same lessons.
My thoughs on small boats, which I love:
Sail Delmarva: The Merits of Learning to Sail on a Small Boat
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