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Search: Posts Made By: malyea
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-25-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Yes, at some time in the future.

Yes, I see benefits to either or some combination of both.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-24-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

How 'bout .... certificated or non-certificated sailing school training?

My interest continues in hearing from folks who've paid for sail training in the last 15 years, especially if you can...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-20-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,033
Posted By malyea
Re: US Sailing Vs. ASA Sailing classes

If you're following this thread, you may also be interested in this one -

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/159025-sailing-schools-certificated-coures-la-carte.html
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-20-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

:) Ah yes, even some addressing "the question"...

I do feel as though this thread has just about run it's course but I'll periodically pop it up just to catch any stragglers that may not have yet...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

............... certificated or non-certificated sailing school training?

My interest continues in hearing from folks who've paid for sail training in the last 15 years, especially if you can...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 5,555
Posted By malyea
Re: North Carolina - best place for sailing???

I'm a huge fan of North Carolina for sailing - sail the Pamlico, anchor Silver Lake, cruise the ICW, linger on the hook at Lookout Bight, watch ponies in the sand dunes, sail offshore to anywhere in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Note from the OP - in an effort to quiet the paranoid drumbeat of "commercial interest" regarding this thread, let me say that I am not now, and have never yet been affiliated with, nor had any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Thanks, appreciate the Reply, sounds like a good mix of sailing course work and private instruction. I think you're off to a great start!

Happy Sails!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

FWIW, that's how I got started in 1973; Flying Scotts, Basic Navy Sailing Course and I'm of the opinion that with every new endeavor - flying, driving, skateboarding, sky diving, windsurfing, etc -...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Opinions are a necessary evil and unavoidable...we all have 'em and they all stink - except our own ;) ....

Maybe another thread could be started to debate the "best way to learn" but this thread...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-14-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Just to clarify - 'malyea' (me) is not sure or "unsure about the value of certifications"...that's not what this thread is about. I have no bias one way or the other.

Some folks seeking sail...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-14-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Thanks Paikea, another good insight/answer from your personal perspective.

Not intending for this thread to be an opportunity to foist 'opinions' on folks
and I appreciate your view.

Cheers...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-14-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Thanks for the terrific Reply - right on target, just what I'm looking for. Anyone else with first hand, first person experience in actually choosing a sailing school - 'certificated' or not?
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Never intended this thread to be a "I think my way is the best way" flavored discussion...human nature being what it is - oh well.

Consider it curiosity or market research - either way, I continue...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-12-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Thanks aa3y...but maybe just a tweak of a course correction here :)

I'm interested mainly in hearing from folks about their choice of 'entry level' sail training (Basic Keelboat, Coastal Cruising,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-12-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

More good thoughts - thanks.

Having sailed since 1973 starting with a basic weekend school at NAS Pensacola, I've managed to miss out on the 'formal sailing schools & certifications' that have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-12-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Thanks! Great answers from all of you - just the sort of replies I was hoping to get. Plz keep more insights coming - I'm only curious to hear individual reasons/logic/perspectives and not to debate...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-11-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,996
Posted By malyea
Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

If you've paid for sail training in the last 10 - 15 years, which route did you choose - certificated course (like ASA...) or a la carte (non-certificated, custom tailored, multiple sail lessons)?
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-22-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 14,837
Posted By malyea
Re: TeakGuard

I see it's a bit early yet, but how's it holding up so far? I'm going to do either Cetol Natural or TeakGuard (the right one I hope...).
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-19-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By malyea
Re: Morgan 38's and 42's .... or ???

The longer 'fin' keel of a Kelley Peterson 44 looks like as close to a 'full keel' as I'd want to go. The KP44 seems to have reportedly very good performance under sail and is at the upper limit of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-14-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By malyea
Re: Morgan 38's and 42's .... or ???

Gary, it always warms my heart when I hear a boat owner speak well of their boat...kind of like a happy marriage. Like most folks, I'm of the opinion that every boat is a compromise to one degree or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-14-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By malyea
Re: Morgan 38's and 42's .... or ???

Probably poor wording on my part (...just ask my wife...I have a knack).

I want a cockpit of enough length to be able to stretch out (min 6') on either side seat.

A number of 'traditional'...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By malyea
Re: Morgan 38's and 42's .... or ???

Good to know, thanks - I'll be in touch.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By malyea
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-29-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By malyea
Morgan 38's and 42's .... or ???

Things I want to avoid on my next offshore boat - furling mainsail, centerboard, gasoline engine, extra small 'seaworthy' cockpit, unprotected spade rudder, cored hull (below the waterline), full...
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