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Old 14-07-2016, 18:20   #1
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Hello everyone

Hi. I'm Em. I got my first sailboat last year (super sunfish) and still have much to learn. The first time I tried sailing last year I turtled three times. I also lost the daggerboard when I ran aground on a newly formed sandbar (long story). So I figured it would be beneficial to join some forums to learn as much as I can. Thanks in advance for your patience and knowledge.
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Old 15-07-2016, 04:31   #2
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Em.
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Re: Hello everyone

Howdy and Welcome Aboard CF Em!

There is a vast amount of information here and many helpful members who have extensive experience.

My Favorite CF Forum Tip: Use the Google Custom Search Function

I know that most people who are new to this forum might try the ordinary search function of the forum when they have a question in mind. Unfortunately that always yielded few resultsi for me when I tried that when I first joined this forum. In contrast, a standard Google search outside of the forum can produce a bewildering list of links too. It was only later that I learned to quickly and easily find great links to archived or previous threads on a topic.

I only use the Google Custom Search field on this forum when searching this forum, and I find all the answers I need here too using that.

I find it superior to an ordinary search using the standard "search" field and usually get the answers I want very quickly. So, it is my "number one tip" to newer forum members. .

Note! The Google Custom Search field is found under the "Search" menu seen at the top of your browser window when you are in the CF forum on any page. However, it is NOT shown as an option if you are viewing the Forum site using the CF Mobile app. Use a browser like Safari instead.

Have fun and fair winds!
Ahoy All Sailors! I love traditional sailboats of all kinds (e.g. gaff rigged, schooners, cutters, smacks, woodies, etc.). See my CF Profile "About Me" page for details.
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