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Old 15-10-2010, 09:20   #1
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Hello from Galveston, TX

Trying to get the wife into sailing. Really want to purchase a boat but would like to introduce her to sailing first to make sure she's with me on this. Looking for someone in the Houston/Galveston area to help us out.

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Old 15-10-2010, 09:23   #2
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, jamiecrab.

Good luck in finding an introductory sail, for your "smoking hot" wife. Hope she enjoys it.

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Old 15-10-2010, 12:03   #3
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Hi Jamiecrab!

We are currently in the midst of a major refit and aren't currently sailing other wise we'd be happy to help you out. As it is, the best recommendation I can give you is to suggest you sign your wife up for basic ASA courses here: Sailing Classes - Charter Courses - . Let her take the first courses by herself.

I highly, highly recommend waiting until you can get her in one of Joe Laughlin's classes. He is great with beginners and especially with women. I took a couple of classes there and had a not so great instructor ( wasn't just me, the other women in my class felt the same). I retook my courses with Joe and the difference was astonishing. My confidence and knowledge increased ten fold after just one day with Joe. I guess some people are just better teachers than others.

(FYI- I looked at the website and it looks like the Crappy Instructor is no longer there- not surprising. I have no knowledge of the other instructors but I'll stick with my previous rec.)
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Old 15-10-2010, 21:12   #4
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Sent you a PM, maybe we can meet up down at Clear Lake..
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i lived not far from there at one time, down on nasa road one...went jet skiing at clear lake...nice area!!
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Old 31-10-2010, 13:17   #6
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