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Old 06-12-2006, 21:51   #1
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I'm new to the board and have a ton of questions to ask in other threads, but I thought I'd stop in here first.

I'm 23, sailed in college, participated in the sailing club, generally loved sailing when I could. For the past two years I haven't sailed much (at all). My job (wildland firefighter) keeps me hundreds of miles from the ocean, but I'm planning on buying a small boat, maybe a Laser to keep up my skills.

Long term goal is to save enough money to make a nice down payment on a liveaboard.

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Old 07-12-2006, 00:32   #2
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Aloha Char,
Welcome aboard!! This is a great forum to ask questions and to read already asked questions and to dream.

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Hi Char......could sure do with you here !! The whole state looks like going up in flames (Victoria Australia) ""....sailing is a great antidote to fighting fires, although as l have posted else were, l may have to protect my boat (which is on a swing mooring) from falling embers it is that crappy. We expect 600 000 hectares to have burnt by mid next week ...not good ! cheers Martin
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