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Old 20-07-2006, 17:16   #1
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Hello hello!

I am VERY new to all this sailing/cruising deal, but I am very interested in
learning, not a little... but hopefully everything there is to know about sailing.
I hope to someday build my own boat from scratch, and so this is the reason
I find myself in this forum. Perhaps this place can teach me what I need to know,
or at least some of it.
Looking forward to having a closer look at all this boat talk!

- Captain Red
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Old 20-07-2006, 23:19   #2
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Aloha Captain Red,
Welcome aboard and I hope you find this forum as enjoyable as I have.
Building a boat from scratch is a monumental undertaking. Been there for 15 plus years and the hull was already done. My advice is that you can have a better boat cheaper by shopping around for good quality constructed boats that people are willing to part with cheaply because they need a few minor repairs.
All your questions will be answered here and all your answers will be questioned as well. Part of the process of learning.
Kind Regards, JohnL
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Old 21-07-2006, 05:48   #3
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Welcome aboard. You've found a great place to swap ideas and learn from some experienced, and very knowledgeable cruisers.

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