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Forum: Chartering   09-22-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Circlt
Re: Need help finding So Cal daysail for 7 of us non-sailors

Capt, that is exactly what Roger at Dreamcatcher Yachts suggested. I have no doubt I will be going back to SD someday to sail on America or on Stars and Stripes....just not this occasion. (We just...
Forum: Chartering   09-21-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Circlt
Re: Need help finding So Cal daysail for 7 of us non-sailors

Capt, I am disappointed to hear that the bareboat idea is unethical and/or illegal.....disappointed because it was offered to me by a charter company who obviously has a "6-pack". I'm so glad I...
Forum: Chartering   09-21-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Circlt
Re: Need help finding So Cal daysail for 7 of us non-sailors

I checked out Spirit, it is a little steep, about $1500 for three hours. (I am paying for this myself, we're not pooling the cost). It is tempting though. I forgot to ask her if she is even...
Forum: Chartering   09-21-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Circlt
Re: Need help finding So Cal daysail for 7 of us non-sailors

Thank you Capt. I tried Curlew but they are not taking passengers right now according to the website that sells the tickets.

I put a call into Dreamyachts but I am running into the same...
Forum: Chartering   09-19-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Circlt
Need help finding So Cal daysail for 7 of us non-sailors

I'm excited to be turning 50 this month and would like to take my family and friends (7 total) on a day sail off the So Cal coast. I have been searching the internet and there are so many charter...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-15-2010
Replies: 367
Views: 33,794
Posted By Circlt
George, your analogy to Balloon Boy is a reach,...

George, your analogy to Balloon Boy is a reach, IMHO. Abby was well prepared, seasoned, experienced, somewhat well equipped and understood well the risks she was taking in her expedition. ...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-15-2010
Replies: 3,423
Views: 915,033
Posted By Circlt
I am not a sailor but long to be one someday. I...

I am not a sailor but long to be one someday. I am a lurker from Southern California, with Michigan, Virginia, Washington state, and Connecticut roots.

Terri
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-15-2010
Replies: 367
Views: 33,794
Posted By Circlt
"Coming to the aid of others in distress is a...

"Coming to the aid of others in distress is a duty written in the blood of sailors past. You do it because someday you may need others to do it for you. Offshore or inshore, we look out for each...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-15-2010
Replies: 367
Views: 33,794
Posted By Circlt
Not to pick nits, dear doctor, but you miss my...

Not to pick nits, dear doctor, but you miss my point. It is through the preventable deaths of others, those around us, our loved ones, and ones we see from afar, that we gain our wisdom for missed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-15-2010
Replies: 367
Views: 33,794
Posted By Circlt
Hindsight is 20/20

Smack Daddy, you are on point.

Many in the sailing community will argue as to the choice of vessel and the timing of the launch. I am not a sailor but from what I have read, it does appear that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-15-2010
Replies: 367
Views: 33,794
Posted By Circlt
I will watch and learn

I am not a sailor, I just long to be. Maybe in a different life I would have had the opportunities to feel the spray in my face and experience the serenity of the waves as they rocked me to sleep in...
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