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Old 07-05-2009, 11:26   #1
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Hi from the UK

hi all!
i've recently started to think about sailing, my friend and i were discussing in the near future to sail around the uk for starters.
i have some experience in sailing from long ago but have some questions to what size boat would be adequate for sailing around the uk, living on for months at a time and the costing to start doing this.

looking forward to hearing from you!

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Old 07-05-2009, 12:08   #2
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Hi, Borgo.

Can't help with the 'round UK question, but I can point you to some earlier discussions Click on this link: cruising in small boats. Have a good read, and feel free to ask more questions. The more specific the questions, the more likely you'll be to get useful answers.

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Old 11-05-2009, 04:46   #3
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Greetings, and welcome aboard Borgo.

You might be interested in Jacquie (Captain Jac) Dowding’s webpages
Organising a Sail Around Britain and Ireland (HR Monsun 31):
Jacquie Dowding Sailing Around Britain UK plan page

Around the UK in “Elle”
(Sadler 26):
Around the UK in
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Old 17-05-2009, 12:26   #4
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Aloha Borgo and Welcome aboard!
I can't think of better site in which to find your answers. Sorry I don't have any.
Kind regards,
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