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I am new to the world of sailing. Been something of a dream since I was a kid but finally got to the point in my life I can start. Have really enjoyed my time on the water so far and it is obvious this is going to be a bit more than a hobby for me. Late in the season for me to start here in MN but, already looking forward to spring and heading to the great lakes later in the summer.
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Check out some local clubs and see if they do frostbite races. Some of them go pretty late into the year. Glad to have you, welcome.

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Welcome to Sailnet... zz has a good point - it's always possible to get rides at clubs that have fall/winter race programs - and if you turn up regularly your dedication will be obvious.

If there is such activity near you, no need to wait for spring!


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