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post #176 of Old 11-30-2012
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Re: Can I sail to the Bahamas with NO experience?

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Originally Posted by xymotic View Post
I sailed to Catalina on my third trip ever on a sailboat. This ain't rocket surgery.

Bimini is only 40 miles from Florida Grand Bahama is only 60. it's offshore and there's the gulf stream but I mean cmon! a little perspective! It's not Slokum sailing around the world with no tools or support in a wooden boat he built himself because he had to
Didn't say it was hard. I answered your question on how one gets experience.

How quickly one assimilates the skills is highly variable. It inapplicable to suggest anyone can do so, based on one's own successful experience.


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