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  1. Aloha Advice for Newbie Sailor

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    Sailed in my youth, and now have the dream of buying a 30' boat here in Hawaii and returning to the sport. Also, desire to live aboard at least part time. Anyone got any good advice for this newbie? Specifically, what are the biggest pitfalls that can happen when purchasing a boat (this...
  2. Landlubber meets girl, dreams of sailing!

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    I was terrified of leaving US soil until she cast her spell on me; or perhaps it was her love of travel and adventure. Either way it has lead us both to dreaming of sailing and living aboard a cruiser in the blue waters of the Bahamas and Caribbean. We have never sailed, only visited harbors...
  3. Hello Sailnet Community!

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    Hello all! My boyfriend and I recently bought a 1976 30' Cape Dory Ketch and are looking forward to transitioning from dirt beneath our feet to fiberglass and teak! We are restoring the boat and are aiming to get it into the Maine waters in the next 2 months. We have plans to eventually head...
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