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post #1 of 4 Old 12-19-2011 Thread Starter
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We used to be power boaters. Might want to be sailboaters. Own two Harley Davidsons. Live near plenty of water - Chesapeake Bay, Atlantic Ocean, and large rivers. 52 and 55 years old. Thinking about learning to sail and then buying a boat. I find the SailNet community to be very interesting and informative. I figure in a year - I'll either be an experienced sailor, still talking but doing nothing, or on to a new idea. For now - I intend to be sailing within the year.
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Older thread, Yes happening to me too. I'm almost 47, have taken sailing lessons, never before was the least interested, yet now am consumed. WHY WHY?
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Welcome Mark. Why you ask? For some of us, it's like getting sucked into a vortex of pleasure and pain.

I'd be really interested in knowing what happened to the guy who started this thread.


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