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Re: First boat, no experiance, what to get?

I second what Slowbutsteady said "sail the bejeezus out of it". There is great wind in your area and that's where I started to sail, mostly singlehanded. I was new to sailing and made every stupid mistake you can make. But after a while you realize that you rarely make the same mistake twice. Get out there and spend as much time on her as you can spare. You can fun even if you're knuckles turn white some of the time!
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