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Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

A smaller boat, a bigger suitcase of money, lot's of elbow grease!
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There's no such thing as the perfect boat.
folks are out there sailing in most anything.
pick one and go.
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Your ONE piece of wisdom...

Don't sit and plan for the future, you're in it! A sweet piece of advice that stuck with me is this: Keep your boat 15-minutes-to-sail. Everything has a place and always returns to it, your headsail is on deck, your lines are run and dressed, your engine is tuned and fueled, and you have extra food and water tucked away.

Then the first free second you have, you can hop aboard, motor into the bay, raise your sails and GO!
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Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

Read all the posts in this thread
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Learn to navigate with paper charts!
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Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

donot anchor in surfline or on top of rocks...
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Be prepared
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Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

In regards to sailing; the cost and reward will be much more than you can possibly plan for...

Both are worth it 10 times over.
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Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

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There's no such thing as the perfect boat.
There is so - the NEXT one.
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Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

Don't ask less experienced crew to do something you are not yet comfortable doing yourself.
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