Ahoy there! - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Welcome to Sailnet > Introduce Yourself
 Not a Member? 

Introduce Yourself Welcome to the Sailnet.com - The world's largest online sailing community! Tell us about yourself so we can get to know you. NEW!


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 11-08-2008
jelzibob
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: UK
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
jellyellie is on a distinguished road
Ahoy there!

Hello world!

I'm jelly, I'm 18 and live in the UK spending my time between Surrey and Gosport (Portsmouth Harbour - doorway to the Solent).

I'm a published author (How Teenagers Think, May 2007) and entrepreneur, speaking at conferences about how young people use technology and what it's like being a young entrepreneur. I've also just set up a youth insight agency which is just getting off the ground and has been very successful so far, already delivering a successful project for a major client.

I've been sailing 'properly' for just over a year, but was first hooked when I did my RYA Comp Crew when I was 15. I've sinced volunteered for The Cirdan Sailing Trust, sailing as 3rd hand on their 70-110ft vessels. Cirdan take groups of disadvantaged young people out on week long voyages to give them a positive outlook on life and encourage teambuilding and self-discipline. It works - some of the transformations I've seen have been absolutely amazing.

In February I gained a bursary to take my RYA/MCA Coastal Skipper qualification which I passed this May at the age of 17, the youngest you can take it at. I'm now aiming to get my RYA/MCA Yachtmaster whilst I'm still 18 (next June!).

I'm currently in the process of buying a yacht to live on with my boyfriend, James, in the marina he works at. We're going for a second viewing on a Colvic Victor 34 we have fallen in love with this afternoon. In fact, he's trying to drag me out of the door as we speak, so I best be off...

jelly
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 11-08-2008
teshannon's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 2,713
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
teshannon has a spectacular aura about teshannon has a spectacular aura about teshannon has a spectacular aura about
Welcome to Sailnet Jelly.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 11-08-2008
SailChick20's Avatar
Leap! The net will appear
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 234
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
SailChick20 is on a distinguished road
Welcome Jelly, sounds as though you live an interesting life. Good luck with the boat!

-Kristen
__________________

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


"Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible. "
~ Cadet Maxim
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 11-08-2008
djodenda's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Kirkland, Washington
Posts: 1,556
Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 10
djodenda will become famous soon enough djodenda will become famous soon enough
Welcome, Jelly!

It is good to have you with us.

David
__________________
David

1987 CS 36 Merlin "Kyrie"

"They drove a dump truck full of money up to my house. I'm not made of stone!" -Krusty the Clown
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Boat Ahoy! sifucarl Introduce Yourself 1 05-19-2008 05:05 AM
Ahoy, shipmates and partygoers - DetNews.com NewsReader News Feeds 0 07-21-2007 02:15 AM
Ahoy there, be a billionaire! - The Sunday Times NewsReader News Feeds 0 01-20-2007 09:15 PM
Ahoy, Mateys! Want to be a pirate? Apply for the next big reality NewsReader Mass Bay Sailors 0 11-25-2006 04:15 PM
Ships ahoy! Boat Night kicks off in Port Huron - DetNews.com NewsReader News Feeds 0 07-15-2006 05:15 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:53 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012