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Old 01-11-2010, 10:46   #1
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Hi, I'm Brent and I'm here to figure this sailing thing out. I have sailed several times, the first and longest was up the Intercoastal with my uncle and dad when I was a teen. I got seasick the first couple of days, and the canned tuna fish and mushroom soup didn't much help my recovery, but I did learn to love sailing.

I'm now almost 50, my health is fairly good, and I figure I can retire to a sailboat if I remain somewhat frugal. I hope this site can help me on this path. Thanks for letting me join.
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:54   #2
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Hey Brent...welcome to the forum.
Yeah...for me it was canned Maderin oranges and the smell of diesel fuel.
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Old 23-11-2010, 16:29   #3
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Might be good to get in a class with a bunch of other folks that want to figure the sailing thing out.
The seasickness thing effects many people in many ways and most folks work through it in a matter of hours if they don't have somekind of pharmacy type cure.
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