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New to sailing

I have been on boats for years, spent a few weeks on a Moorings charter off the BVI but I don't know how to sail yet. Hoping to get onto a liveaboard charter this early August to learn sailing.
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Welcome to the group! Lots of people get the bug after a few weeks in the BVI. Heck I bought a boat down there and am on it when ever I can break away from here and it isn't on the hard for hurricane season.

Hope you get your chance to learn more about sailing. Maybe we will see you aboard in the BVI next year

I prefer a sailboat to a motorboat, and it is my belief that boat sailing is a finer, more difficult, and sturdier art than running a motor.... Jack London
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With any luck I will be. I was also thinking about Greece. There are just so many places to see out there!
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Welcome aboard!

Just a note of caution, sailing is very addictive and expensive. Enjoy.

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Many years ago, I lived in Greece for just over a year. Didn't do any sailing but I really did enjoy my time and the people were great. Had an opportunity to meet some very interesting people. Spent some time on Crete which was also nice. Did some Scuba in both areas and except for the climb down to the water and back up... it was great.

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