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Hi guys,I'm new to sailing.Acquired an old Binks FD,(KA175)I hope to rebuild it and use as a day sailer.I'm learning to sail at the Cairncurran sailing club,here in Victoria,AU.Learning on a Boomerang 20.
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Welcome.. plenty of your countrymen here on this site...Enjoy.

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Welcome to Sailnet, Helliconia.

I've never been there, but imagine Cairn Curran Reservoir would be a great place to learn and explore and Boomerang 20's are great boats.

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I've thought about sailing Cairn Curran...what is the depth of the water generally? OK for a drop keel?

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