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Old 04-10-2011, 22:59   #1
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Hi,
My name is Shai, and luckily I found this found this site while checking out various sailing schools.
I currently live in New England and I am looking to purchase my first sail boat and learn to enjoy life for what it has to offer instead of the 9-5.
I having been doing a lot of research on living on a boat. I am such a recluse that my apartment could be a boat if had ocean sounds, so I think I would enjoy learning to sail and the new adventures it has to hold.
I am just turning 50, do you think this is to old to begin to learn to sail?

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Old 04-10-2011, 23:20   #2
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Not at all shai, never too old as long as you are willing to take it step by step, and you are fit enough to haul a line or two.

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Old 04-10-2011, 23:33   #3
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I am looking at boats as we speak
My friend has a great 40 foot that he is getting rid of, I think that it is way to big for me. Although I am looking at the shipping rates from mass to florida
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Hi,
My name is Shai, and luckily I found this found this site while checking out various sailing schools.
I currently live in New England and I am looking to purchase my first sail boat and learn to enjoy life for what it has to offer instead of the 9-5.
I having been doing a lot of research on living on a boat. I am such a recluse that my apartment could be a boat if had ocean sounds, so I think I would enjoy learning to sail and the new adventures it has to hold.
I am just turning 50, do you think this is to old to begin to learn to sail?

Shai
Shai,

Welcome to C. F.

Remember,
age in but a personal index into experience...

Congratulations on learning to sail with 50 years of life experience...
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Old 05-10-2011, 05:38   #5
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Shai.
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Old 05-10-2011, 06:47   #6
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Hi Shai, i am in the "boat" as you are. New to this site and sailing. Already 47 but feels like 17...ha,ha,ha.....
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You are absolutely not too old.
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Thank You all for welcoming me to CF.......
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Old 27-10-2011, 12:52   #11
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Good to have you here. Wish I were 50 again.
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Old 28-10-2011, 15:16   #12
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Skipper John
I wish I was on that boat with you in that pic

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