Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
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Actually the first, not next, thing to get some experience.
Google "yacht club portland OR" for the clubs.
Many yacht clubs have teaching programs as well.
Many skippers are looking for crew who will put some sweat into their program.
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As I sail, I praise God, and care not. (Luke Foxe)