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Well im 23 and well on my way to getting the boat ready for a cruise.
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Just turned twenty-five, I go out on the lake here in New Orleans once or twice a week on my Ranger 23. Haven't done any offshore cruising, but certainly look forward to it. If Phish doesn't come out with a great tour next summer, I am going to start getting out of the lake and into the coastal areas of LA, MS, AL & FL.
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20 here. Working on getting my Grampian set up for some coastal cruising within the next few years. Unfortunately, I rotate between school in MI and work in NC (where the boat is) every three months. Makes everything a bit more difficult. Keep at it though, it'll be worth it.
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Damn you guys started late... I started sailing around the age of EIGHT. A bit older than that now though...but getting a lot of my friends kids and such into the sport... so there's hope for the future.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
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I'm 47. Sail a Catalina 30 on the Hudson. Young compared to most of the old folks in my club. Russ
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LOL... old compared to me... but then age is a relative thing.
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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
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Yup, i started late. I bought my Pearson when right before i turned 21. I grew up in a powerboat family and they still fight with me on the sailboat. Never can get any of them to go out sailing.
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Nah, that's your IQ...not your age.
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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
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