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Old 15-05-2010, 15:39   #1
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I see more and more sailing schools going from teaching basic sailing, to now teaching "cruising".

Hell, I can do this!

Day 1-Basic boat terminology
Day 2- Rum vs grog
Day 3-Cruiser vs live-aboard vs dreamer
Day 4-Grog vs rum
Day 5-Finding your dream boat online
Day 6-Rum!
Day 7-Port of calls that have been featured in Lats and Atts
Day 8-How to cruise on $2.99 a day
Day 9-Galley class: reheating yacht club leftovers on your engine block
Day 10-Things that are free: wind, salt water, sun
Day 11-Crimes in the US that are pick up lines in Mexico
Day 12-How to log on cruisersforum.com and start a get rich quick plan
Day 13-How to make a bailer out of anything

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Old 15-05-2010, 15:45   #2
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Straight from the Capt Ron style of cruising.

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Old 15-05-2010, 16:06   #3
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Day 10-Things that are free: wind, salt water, sun
The wind is free but to capture it is another story, as our last full set of sails was around 22k.......
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Old 15-05-2010, 16:17   #4
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The wind is free but to capture it is another story, as our last full set of sails was around 22k.......
Jesus. What kind of boat do you have?
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Old 15-05-2010, 16:46   #5
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I think there are two sorts of cruising people - those who learned the hard way (because they did not have all that much money) and those who have the money (and who are not really interested in learning in any 'cruising school').

I think a small beach grill / bar in a touristy location is a faster and easier way to make money while cruising.

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Old 15-05-2010, 16:58   #6
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Let me know when you need an additional instructor! I'm ready for a new job.
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Old 16-05-2010, 04:37   #7
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Your curriculum appears well thought out. You are obviously highly qualified.

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Old 16-05-2010, 04:53   #8
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I think a small beach grill / bar in a touristy location is a faster and easier way to make money while cruising.
Sounds franchise worthy...
I think your on to something
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Old 16-05-2010, 08:12   #9
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Can we sign up just for days 2,4, and 6?
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Old 16-05-2010, 08:32   #10
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only one thing you left off - a really good (read - extraordinarily expensive) liability insurance policy and a team of lawyers to fight when they don't pay claims.
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Too Funny ..I love it!

I found the perfect boat for your enterprise..All empty Rum bottles below the water line or stowed aboard just add to her seaworthiness..

All constructed from recycled or scavenged parts...Atlantic crossing veteran.
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Stillraining - GREAT pic!

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Very nice!! LOL, I'm ready for the advanced Rum V. Grog classes!
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I'm devastated

I've just realised that this is a joke and not a genuine training program... can you please return my cheque.....??
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I see more and more sailing schools going from teaching basic sailing, to now teaching "cruising".

Hell, I can do this!

Day 1-Basic boat terminology
Day 2- Rum vs grog
Day 3-Cruiser vs live-aboard vs dreamer
Day 4-Grog vs rum
Day 5-Finding your dream boat online
Day 6-Rum!
Day 7-Port of calls that have been featured in Lats and Atts
Day 8-How to cruise on $2.99 a day
Day 9-Galley class: reheating yacht club leftovers on your engine block
Day 10-Things that are free: wind, salt water, sun
Day 11-Crimes in the US that are pick up lines in Mexico
Day 12-How to log on cruisersforum.com and start a get rich quick plan
Day 13-How to make a bailer out of anything

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Own a Dutch company ; just for the lawyers in USA
Think it is a great idea.

Link/team up a few owners with good cruising boats in a few different area's of the world and offer seriously.

Qualifications based on experience ; cut the bs
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