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Old 16-12-2011, 11:58   #1
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Greetings from St.Lucia

Hello all, Just wanted to say hi, and hello..

Im ready to sail.. well NOT really..
for the past 6 months I cant stop thinking about my dream and my goal in life, and one of them is to sail the caribbean...

I play on buying a sail boat in 2 years and plan and setting off with this goal.

I dont have any experience with a sail boat but plan on taking sailing lessons..
I am very used to the water and even make state swimming competitions in new york state...

any advise form me?

my dream boat is a Lagoon 421 and i plan on setting sail with it..

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Old 16-12-2011, 13:22   #2
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Welcome, Lucianbug! Keep working toward your dream...lots of folks here will be happy to help.
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Old 16-12-2011, 13:26   #3
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Re: greetings from St.Lucia

welcome to CF
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Old 16-12-2011, 13:45   #4
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Re: greetings from St.Lucia

Buy a small boat now, and go sailing the bay every weekend. Take some boating and sailing classes. Join a sailing club and go to some races. Good luck.
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Old 20-12-2011, 13:36   #5
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Re: greetings from St.Lucia

Aloha and welcome aboard!
It's good to have you posting here.
Taking sailing lessons is a great idea and I'd recommend that prior to buying a boat because it will give you more of an idea as to which boat might be best suited for you.
kind regards,
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