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Old 23-06-2008, 19:38   #1
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Hello all...My name is Ivan 'Doc' Holiday. I am looking to buy my first boat at Christmas...a coastal cruiser of some sort. I don't know anything about sailing but I hope to take lessons. Takecare
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Old 23-06-2008, 20:44   #2
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What's up Doc?

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I have friends down the road at New Smyrna.

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Dan you rock...glad to meet ya. do your friends in New Symnra sail? I hope to soon...77 ' sailboat in Singapore, holycrap...you must be a hell of a sailor...very happy to talk with you Dan and I hope to have the honor of meeting you sometime if your around DB....takecare Doc
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that's 7.7 meters or 25 feet 3 inches...
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Yes - but I am still a hell of a sailor - LOL...
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Hell ya

Hell ya...7.7 or 77 I am sure you have a lot of skill...I respect any person who can sail Bluewater/ocean crusing...me I am to chicken...Hell I don't even know if I would get seasick...lol...hope you all have a great long weekend....Ivan
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Don't be too impressed with me then. I have done a bunch of coastal cruising around here and a couple of passages as crew.

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Aloha Doc,
Welcome aboard! I recommend the book, Start Sailing Right! and you might find others in the public library. Even at that, on the water experience is better.
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