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Old 29-07-2014, 13:44   #1
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Armchair sailor, read a zillion books on sailing I feel like I know all about it, my dream is to own my own cat and sail the med ( after learning to sail first!!)


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Old 29-07-2014, 13:46   #2
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Forgot to add I'm from the uk


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Old 29-07-2014, 22:20   #3
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Welcome! You'll definitely want to get out on the water before you go boat buying. Cats don't even feel the same as keel boats, which is hard to get a sense of from the books.
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Old 30-07-2014, 00:25   #4
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Welcome aboard, Daren Branch,

Gamayun's right, monos vs. multihulls do feel different under way, but you need to tell us more . Have you any special interests? What kind of "plan" are you on relative to your dream? Are you from an area in Gt. Britain that has a sailing history?

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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Darenbranch.
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Old 30-07-2014, 12:58   #6
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Hi all,
Yes the plan is to get some sailing experience , inland generally as I cannot live further than the coast ( mid Bedfordshire!)
Then to try and gain some experience off shore.....it's a big ask, but you gotta have dreams right !
Working as a paramedic ATM so wanna retire in about 5 years which will make me 58 ( wife permitting ) 😊


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