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Old 15-06-2011, 09:22   #1
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Howdy from Austin!

New to the community and sailing in general so many questions to ask but super psyched nonetheless. The wife and I are planning for retirement (still several years away) and the dream is to sell the house and buy a liveaboard. Taking the ASA 101 Basic Keelboat course this July in Corpus Christi. Figure it's a good start for a complete noob like myself. Anyway, great to be here. Cheers!

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Old 15-06-2011, 09:33   #2
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Welcome. I'm planning on ASA 101 in Houston toward the end of July myself. I'm also a noobie. I've been looking forward to it for a long time.

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Aloha and welcome aboard!
I hope you are getting the wife involved in the sailing lessons too. It'll determine if sailing is right for you. I always recommend at least a basic class. Up to you if you want to take more advanced training.
"Start Sailing Right!" is a great book.
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We are in Corpus Christi most weekends. Be sure and look us up. The folks doing the ASA course are excellent.
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