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post #57 of Old 01-29-2013
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Re: Newbe with no experience buys big boat

Originally Posted by Silvio View Post
Can't do it, can't teach yourself to sail. It's just not possible. Also, never leave the dock alone or you ill violate 79 different federal and state boating laws. Oh, never go below while single handing, you will definitely sink your vessel if you do.

Other than that there is no fear-based perspective 'round here.
I went below to visit the head while single handing one time and promptly ran aground. I quickly filed that in my lessons learned folder. Always make certain that there is no shallow water within striking distance before going below.

I bought the dead tree version of the book. Should be here 1st week in February.

Have FUN!

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