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  1. Baby step in the ocean

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Bought a boat in Miami and now get to cruise north back home (NC) mostly in the ditch. She won't fit under Julia Tuttle, so our first ever jaunt outside! Going out Government Cut and back in at West Palm, just a long day sail. She has all the communication and life safety gear. Would you just...
  2. Moving to Florida.. Miami vs Ft. Lauderdale for sailing

    Florida - Eastern
    I am thinking of applying for a job in Florida with openings in Ft. Lauderdale and Miami. I currently live in northerm Michigan Manistee County to be more precise. I love the water and sailing. Which place would be more likely to have a chance for me to sail with locals. I have a Merit 25 but...
  3. Adult learning to dinghy sail

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hello, I'm wondering if anybody here knows of a place/club/person that would be able to dinghy sail with me during the day on Mondays in the Fort Lauderdale/Miami, FL area. I'm aware I could just do a Google search, but I value first hand information and I've just started to canvas my search...
  4. Miami sailing

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi there! We just got the boat to Miami, we have a fast 44 foot sailing boat, and the biggest challenge is currently finding a marina. My Dad and I crossed the Atlantic together (he is 72, a professional Naval Architect and sailed 4 times around the world, 12 Atlantic crossinges, etc... ) and...
  5. Miami to Bimini

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Sailors, I plan to sail east to Bimini from Miami and although I've done it once I still have some questions. We plan to leave this Friday night to make it to Bimini during daylight. Our concerns: 1. Channel entrance and depth we have a 7 feet deep keel. 2. Which marina to stay with? 3...
  6. ?Liveaboard marina near Ft. Lauderdale or Miami

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    We are looking for marina's near Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood or Miami that has monthly rates and allows liveaboards. We would like the following amenities: -Showers - Laundry - Wifi - Captains Lounge/working area - Fitness room - Pool (optional) -Parking -Close to beach or downtown area We...
  7. My First Cruiser: Pearson Triton

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi and thanks for the welcome, presumably. I just bought a 1960 Pearson Triton 28' from Miami. Maybe some of you saw the recent auction. Maybe some of you bid! I don't know. But here's my story. I haven't sailed in many years, since I was about 16 which was on a Chrysler Mutineer 18' with a...
  8. Crew available in South Florida, short notice OK

    Crew Wanted/Available
    Hi, I have been crewing to better understand what I want in my future boat and to gain cruising experience. I am intermediate sailor with knowledge of navigational systems and other onboard electronics and systems. I have excellent eyesight and I've stood offshore night watches in rough...
  9. Boating Author Heads To Miami To Sell, Sign Books Plus Present 2 Seminars

    Announcements and Suggestions Box
    Robin G. Coles of The Nautical Lifestyle Shares Secrets for Buying and Enjoying a Boat, On Board Medical Emergencies, and Keeping it Fun. Boating writer Robin G. Coles will be signing copies of her book, Boating Secrets: 127 Top Tips to Help You Buy and/or Enjoy Your Boat at Strictly Sail...
  10. Race Crew Wanted

    Racing
    Looking for crew to race in the Miami, Florida area, Biscayne Bay races as well as longer distance races like the Nassau Cup and Ft Lauderdale to Key West Race etc. I can be reached at [email protected] S/V is 1996 Beneteau Oc 400 fully decked out
  11. Crew wanted to race in and around Miami, FL

    Crew Wanted/Available
    Looking for crew to race in the Miami, Florida area, Biscayne Bay races as well as longer distance races like the Nassau Cup and Ft Lauderdale to Key West Race etc. i can be reached at [email protected] S/V is 1996 Beneteau Oc 400 fully decked out
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