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Old 14-06-2013, 14:24   #1
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My name is Dominic and I'm a 30-year old British newbie with no sailing experience, but desires to learn. I started my first leg of cycling around the world, the Americas, in April 2011 and between then and now have covered just over 40,000km (25,000 miles) between Florida and here in Costa Rica. Just think how much shorter that would have been if I'd been in a boat!

As 13 of the 35 countries in the Americas are islands in the Caribbean, of which I've only been to Cuba on this trip, I'm considering my ways of getting to them. I was talking with a friend of mine who frequently helps his sister with the passage up to New York from the Caribbean he said I should post here to learn. I was thinking of getting to Venezuela/Trinidad & Tobago in October and was then hoping to go island hopping all the way up to the Bahamas with a period of time in each country to have a chance to get to know them.

I assume this is radically different to what most of the people here, and I'm all ears and ready to listen to advice and suggestions on the best way to achieve this!

My blog where you can see my map so far is at One Bike One World

Thank you for taking the time to read this

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Old 14-06-2013, 18:56   #2
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Welcome to the forum. this lifestyle starts with an adventurous spirit. Sounds like you have that...

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Old 14-06-2013, 19:56   #3
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
I hope you find the way to get to those islands through sailing.
kind regards,
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Welcome aboard, Dominic! Great story!
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Hi Dom... Welcome to CF...
Check out the Crew Wanted and send of some replies..
Hell... you could even stick up a Crew Available post.. have fun
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