New sailor in Minnesota - 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.


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 08-23-2011
Call me Ishmael.
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 11
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Daddyo55127 is on a distinguished road
New sailor in Minnesota

Hey folks:

I've been vaguely wanting a boat for years and finally got one. It's just a 16' daysailer, but it has been a lot of fun this summer. I've taken it on White Bear and Bald Eagle Lakes a few times, and hope to get down to Lake Pepin before the ice comes. Maybe next year I'll get up to the Apostle Islands, which look like sailing paradise.

Anyway, it's great to find a place where other sailors hang out!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 09-20-2011
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Posts: 22
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Ranger-26-Duluth is on a distinguished road
Hi,

I am brand new to this site, and have a Ranger 26 that I live aboard all summer long up in Duluth, Minn. I love sailing around the Apostle Islands. I just semi-retired to San Antonio, and will probably be living aboard in the next year or two. I think you'll love the Apostles.

Gregg H
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 09-20-2011
cb32863's Avatar
Lake Sailor
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 713
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 6
cb32863 is on a distinguished road
Welcome to SN both of you! Nice to have some fellow MN sailors on here. Yes, you will love sailing the Apostles, I got up there twice last season but unfortunately, not at all this year. I belong to a boat club on Minnetonka and sail there as often as the weather, other things in life, and reservations allow. At least you guys each have your own boats.

Again, welcome to the asylum....
__________________
Umquam Porro

S/V Papillon 1977 O' Day 25


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 09-20-2011
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Posts: 15
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
monark192 is on a distinguished road
First boats are always exciting. Congrats on getting out there and sailing.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 09-20-2011
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 12
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Blakleys is on a distinguished road
Hi! Wecome to you also! Have fun sailing your new boat and keep us posted of how much you're loving it...can't wait to get ours!!

Tanya
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 04-03-2012
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 11
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Cirdan is on a distinguished road
Re: New sailor in Minnesota

Hey All. Thought I'd bump this post with the sailing season right around the corner in MN (and likely already begun for the hardcore). I live in the twin cities and am looking at any opportunity to get out on the water this summer. I took ASA 101 last summer and want to take 103/104 this summer, but I'd like to get additional hours as well. If any of you are looking for a sailing partner this summer, please PM/email me.

I make it up to Cornucopia/Bayfield once or twice a summer (I hope to do the 103/104 course around the Apostle Islands), and I'm also available around the cities. I'm happy to spring for lunch, beer, etc. I just need to get on the water! Happy sailing!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 04-03-2012
DRFerron's Avatar
A mod and her dragon
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: SE Pennsylvania
Posts: 4,170
Thanks: 70
Thanked 160 Times in 144 Posts
Rep Power: 10
DRFerron is on a distinguished road
Re: New sailor in Minnesota

You mean Minnesota has water that's not solid year-round? My.
__________________
Donna


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Catalina 30 TRFK

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

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

All things that are, are equally removed from being nothing. John Donne
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 04-03-2012
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 11
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Cirdan is on a distinguished road
Re: New sailor in Minnesota

Quote:
Originally Posted by DRFerron View Post
You mean Minnesota has water that's not solid year-round? My.
We are one of the few beneficiaries of global warming.

In the past, though, we were limited to these:


Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




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
'World Guy' makes way through Minnesota - KARE NewsReader News Feeds 0 08-16-2011 06:50 AM
Minnesota boat shopping jp375 Boat Review and Purchase Forum 24 02-20-2010 03:39 PM
It's always cold in Minnesota! mooringbuoy Introduce Yourself 4 08-04-2008 08:24 PM
For Minnesota Sailors blueranger General Discussion (sailing related) 8 04-20-2007 03:47 PM
The culture of light explored - Minnesota Public Radio NewsReader News Feeds 0 12-22-2006 01:15 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:22 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

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.