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Old 20-05-2015, 11:38   #1
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Jumping Into 9-months No Work, All Travel

Hi -

After 20 years of working in corporate finance, I've quit my job and plan to take the next 9 months off work to volunteer abroad and do as much sailing as possible.

I've been sailing for nearly 3 years on the San Francisco Bay, up to 40-foot vessels. (Trained by Olympic Circle Sailing Club). I'm signed up to do my Coastal Passage Making course in July 2015, and I've completed the pre-requisite Coastal Navigation course.

Starting in August 2015, I will be looking for crew opportunities -- preferably in South America (since I speak spanish) or Southeast Asia (since it's cheap).

I would love to hear from people needing crew and/or offering tips.

Thanks, and fair winds!
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Old 20-05-2015, 23:29   #2
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Welcome to the forum...Sail on!
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Dan.

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