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Old 05-11-2014, 05:57   #1
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WANNABEE SAILORS

I am 47,married and has 2 girls aged 5 and 11 and lives in Tzaneen South Africa.We decided 2 months ago to rid ourselfs off all our debt and go sailing in a few years time once we have saved up enough money and can secure a monthly income.When talking to Ange at International Yacht brokers in Cape Town i was told that it is actually very cheap to life on a boat.We are now looking at buying a mk1 Wildcat 35ft at Port owen. We have now got the estate agent at the house this morning and i am putting my one shop in Tzaneen up for sale to buy a boat.When doing the maths i realized my debt is what is killing my dreams so i am saving a small fortune by living on the boat.Once i get my training and feel confident i will do the South african coast for a year or 3 and then take the plunge and do a crossing.
What started of as a 4year plan has quickly escalated over the last month.I will be asking a lot of questions over the next couple of months.
I just have to point out that i have zero sailing experience but did work for e few months on a commercial fishing boat many moons ago.
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, dawie.
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