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Old 03-03-2011, 10:20   #1
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Chasing Dreams Again

Don't know what I'm doing here but I have been online for quite sometime trying to find something about entry level work on a sailboat with no success and finally was able to get here.

It's always been a dream of mine to sail but never had the time til' now. I made sure I raised my daughter and got her through College and in May she is going to graduate. After that I would like to pursue not just learning how to sail but take on adventures of a lifetime. How does one with no experience, almost no money but all the ambition in the world get started in finding his dream once again?
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Old 03-03-2011, 11:54   #2
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Hi,

I say go for it. One step at a time but always in the right direction!

One good way is to join a sailing club and go dinghy sailing. When you are fine with a small dinghy then you will chose what suits you best.

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Old 04-03-2011, 01:48   #3
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How serious are you? Start by looking in the Crew Wanted Thread, and hitch a ride... you'd learn a heck of a lot on a passage! Crew Positions: Wanted & Available - Cruisers & Sailing Forums

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Welcome to the forum Tron....Yes...whats been said....get out there to where the boats are and start making some boating friends....
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
If you can find a local sailing or yacht club that offers basic sailing courses start there.
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Welcome to CF mate...
1st... where are you.. on/near the coast... the Mohave Desert.. then maybe we can point you to clubs/ASA Schools/friendly members etc...
2nd... How old.. how fit... every little bit helps... good crowd on here and if they can help they will...
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once i get into sea of cortez, i can help ye some--- pm me..
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