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Old 21-05-2016, 01:07   #1
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catamaran experience Australia

hi. Im planning on buying a catamaran and Sailing the oceans.
problem is that I have never sailed so Im hoping to get some experience as a very keen learner sailor on a liveaboard cat over winter north Australia .
I m very flexible with schedules. very practical guy and easy going.
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Will be sailing ours through northern Aus in the next few months.
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Old 22-05-2016, 18:33   #3
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thanks for the reply.
I've done all the theory and just waiting to sell my house so any sailing time would be great.
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Well if you need a hand i just finished sailing a lagoon 380 i live in brisbane call me on 07 3371 8217

I love diving fishing and I'm a good cook hope all has worked out well for you
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thanks cameron. hopefully I should be up in qld in a couple of months looking at catamarans and trying to get some experience and information on what best suits my needs for Cruising.
I was thinking 36 to 38' probably best but things keep changing, so watch this space. I give you a call when I have firm plans.
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Will be sailing ours through northern Aus in the next few months.
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Let me know if you need a hand again Dirk.


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Cool mate don't rush it and if its round Brisbane be glad to check it out with you .I know a bit about electrics and what not .The Lagoon 380 I was on was a very practical boat it had 4 cabins and a really well planned out saloon.Plus was very easy to sail .I went on a mono hull the other day and I will tell you now I would be on a catamaran any day .Just the way they surf the water and the space you have i would compare a 40 ft cat to having the room of a 60ft mono . Plus if you get a nice set of twin diesels they make for great cheap motoring and you have the added safety of a extra engine if one was to fail . Do you get into diving as I have the equipment for 2 people .I was at lady Elliot last month and WOW manta rays .Heaps of fish .I even saw a cool looking mantis shrimp .any way mate hope that you find the boat of your dreams .just be patient King Neptune will lead you to a beauty


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I definitely will do. thanks for your support.
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Shoot me a Email to camerogibbs82@gmail.com .Be glad to help you out .I'm free to go o log voyages and can pay my way .Any preference you have i regards what model specs etc .As i always check out what boats are for sail round my area .I plan on buying a Cat i the near future as I need the sea change. But post me any boats you like and i can check them out if they are local .

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hi mate. I sent you a email.

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