Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 15-09-2008, 07:24   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 4
New Sailors

Hello everyone !
The wife and I have the sailing bug........ BAD!!! Or is it good ?? hmmmm.
Being complete newbs at this and needing to edgemacate ourselves till the housing market comes back, this place has been a great source!!!
Thanks for all the great info. And may the education begin!!!!

Shockandyaw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-09-2008, 07:46   #2
Moderator Emeritus
Ex-Calif's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: May 2007
Location: Singapore
Boat: Maxi 77 - Relax Lah!
Posts: 11,514
Images: 4
Welcome aboard Cruisers Forum. All sailing bugs are great!

Relax Lah! is For Sale <--- Click
Click--> Custom CF Google Search or CF Rules
You're gonna need a bigger boat... - Martin Brody
Ex-Calif is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16-09-2008, 13:03   #3
Senior Cruiser
SkiprJohn's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: May 2006
Location: Kea'au, Big Island, Hawaii
Boat: Cascade, Sloop, 42 - "Casual"
Posts: 14,169
Aloha Shock,
Welcome aboard! We like to criticize spelling here so I think the term is correctly spelled "ejumicate."
Courses are a good idea and walking the docks and talking with boaters is a great deal of fun. Sometimes sailing or yacht clubs help quite a bit in quelling the bug bite.
Kind regards,
SkiprJohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16-09-2008, 14:03   #4
Eternal Member
imagine2frolic's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Las Brisas Panama AGAIN!
Boat: Simpson, Catamaran, 46ft. IMAGINE
Posts: 4,508
Images: 123

Leave now while you have a chance. Once it begins it is hard to reverse this bug thing. It can ruin a life, or bring it bliss.....YOU DECIDE.......WELCOME
SAILING is not always a slick magazine cover!
BORROWED..No single one of is as smart as all of us!
imagine2frolic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16-09-2008, 14:36   #5
Registered User
Agur's Wish's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: 10,600 feet in the Rockies and Abaco, Bahamas
Boat: Tashiba 40
Posts: 127
First Mate Blog

After living aboard for 10+ years I have just started a blog about the first mate's experience on a boat. I try to present an unbiased (well.kinda), sometimes humorous, and hopefully helpful view of some one that has been there and done that. There are a couple articles about things to think about before you actually buy the boat that might help. The blog is "A First Mates Rules of the Road" Good luck on your adventure!
First Mate Mary
Agur's Wish is offline   Reply With Quote

new sailors

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
NC Sailors kokopelli Meets & Greets 44 02-11-2009 05:08
Hello Sailors -Georgian Bay and North Channel Dave the Canuck Meets & Greets 12 23-07-2008 15:47
MOST Sailors Have Had This Problem.... High Cotton Construction, Maintenance & Refit 2 18-04-2008 08:47
A Sailors Dictionary Alan Wheeler General Sailing Forum 1 27-02-2008 15:52
Hi sailors Ariel Meets & Greets 0 02-03-2003 01:03

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:42.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.