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  1. Dreaming and Planning

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello everyone! I just signed up for this forum this week. My name is Jeremy. I live in landlocked Nevada working in the gold mining industry as a geologist/GIS specialist. My family and I are all certified scuba divers. I love the idea of living on a sail boat with my family cruising from...
  2. Greetings & Boat ID

    Introduce Yourself
    I am new to sailboats, having only sailed around 20hrs in my life (including my CANSAIL 1 course this summer). I bought a 1973 Wayfarer to learn on and am loving it. As a project boat, I came across a scow that looks like this: sailingtexas (dot) com/201101/ssears10101 (dot) html My steering...
  3. Hello from TX(noob/lurker)

    Introduce Yourself
    Just a lurker here really, for the time being at least. My wife mentioned the idea of getting a sail boat a few weeks ago. So today, while I had spare time to look, I happened to come across here. As a newbie I guess if any one could point me in the right direction to any books, recommended...
  4. Will learning to sail on a Cat ruin me forever?

    Learning to Sail
    I'm completely new to the sailing game, and I'm looking for a fun "play around the lake" boat. It's a pretty decent size lake, so something like a sunfish would be a little small...might get ran over by Bajas shooting down the lake at 75mph. I want something that I can learn on, and will be fun...