Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Seal Harbor, Maine
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Re: How did you get the money for your first sailboat?
Working very hard. I was 11. The boat was a neglected wooden 8' pram that needed the cb trunk replaced. Selling nightcrawlwes to a bait shop, shoveling snow, collecting deposit bottles and running a trap line for muskrats. Those pelts were like gold. $2.00 each for a prime! There were some wonderful sailing and other experiences in that boat, not to mention the ones earning the money to buy it. I wish I still had it. I taught myself to sail in it. It has been all downwind since then! Figuratively speaking, of course.
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