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Old 02-07-2010
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I am from Indiana, about an hour from Indianapolis. New to sailnet and sailing in general. Well, other than a brief experience with a dinghy way back when in boy scouts. We are starting off by looking for a 21-25' trailer sailer. Had a few leads but nothing has panned out yet. Love all the advice on SailNet and am looking forward to moving forward.

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Welcome to Sailnet! Glad you joined up, you will not regret it. There are some very knowledgable folks on this forum and it seems like there isn't a question someone can't answer.

Good luck in your search for a trailerable luckily they can be had at a pretty fair price these days and it can be easy to get out on the water. Don't be fooled into buying a project boat unless you are ready and willing to do all of the work. But, a project boat can be a very rewarding experiences when you bring an older sailboat back to life.

My best advice is don't buy more than you need. As I was a first time buyer once I bought a boat that didn't really fulfill the correct needs that I wanted so read some books on sailing and trailer sailing in general, these can be very helpful.
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Welcome. Hope you find a good boat, let us know what you decide on.
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hi.. i'm new in this forum.. i'm also interested in sailing.. hope you can help me.

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