need help? - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 03-02-2010 Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 13
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
need help?

I have a couple weeks vacation to use before mid May. I was hoping to help crew on a sailboat sometime around then. It doesn't matter where it starts or ends in North America. I am looking to help and gain experience with coastal cruising. I have a 29 foot Ranger sailboat that I bought last summer so I have some experience. Thanks for reading!
anhinsb is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 03-02-2010
Telstar 28
 
sailingdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New England
Posts: 43,290
Thanks: 0
Thanked 14 Times in 12 Posts
Rep Power: 14
         
It would help a lot if you said what experience, skills, and certifications you had. For instance, do you have an STCW 95 or a CPR certification? Can you cook on a boat? Do you know how to plot a course, hold a course, etc.

Sailingdog

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Telstar 28
New England

You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

If you're new to the Sailnet Forums... please read this
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
.

Still—DON'T READ THAT POST AGAIN.
sailingdog is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #3 of 3 Old 03-02-2010 Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 13
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Well to be honest I have almost no experience. I plan to take some basic sailing and a coastal cruising coarse before I go. I know CPR. I've cooked some on my boat using a kerosene oven. Besides that I was hoping to learn on a short cruise. Thank you.
anhinsb is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome