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Aloha from the Big Island of hawaii,

I live out on the Big Island of hawaii, and suprisingly there is little to no sailing comunity out here. I don't know why its an amazing place for sailing, clear waters, warm and there is always some kind of wind. Granted it is kinda dangerous and a bit crazy out there at times, but so are alot of other places. I would be sooo thankful if someone out there could put my in contact with some people, I really just want to learn more.
Thank you, you all have been very helpful so far.
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From what I understand, Hawaii's sailing community is hurting due to lack of berths.
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You'll probably have to spend some time on Ohau to get in much sailing there. Or get something like a Hobie Cat you can launch from a beach.

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Yep, there are not real good bearths. We own a little catamaran, and sail it up and down the coast. It hauls ass on good days
wish they would build a bigger harbor, paddling is big here. Not really my thing.
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Hi Kate,

Always good to talk to another multihull sailor. Welcome to sailnet.

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I live out on the Big Island of hawaii, and suprisingly there is little to no sailing comunity out here. I don't know why its an amazing place for sailing, clear waters, warm and there is always some kind of wind. Granted it is kinda dangerous and a bit crazy out there at times, but so are alot of other places. I would be sooo thankful if someone out there could put my in contact with some people, I really just want to learn more.
Thank you, you all have been very helpful so far.
AH Dog, where does it say she has a boat with training wheels?

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Ummm... learn to read... she says she has a little catamaran... in the post just prior to mine.

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Sorry SD, I missed it.

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What was that? traning wheels? hmmmmmmm............. I think you have more problems than having little voices in your head...
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