Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 07-03-2017, 16:38   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: New Orleans, La
Posts: 2
New to the forum ya'll!

Hey ya'll!
I am new to this forum, but really excited to get involved and learn what I can plus share what I know.

I am looking to embark on a sailing adventure this spring/summer. Hopefully finding a boat I can crew on to wherever the wind takes me!

I have been sailing for 3-4 years competitively and am looking to join someone's crew for a long ocean voyage! Any advice on how to go about this without being disrespectful or coming off as entitled will be much appreciated. In the meantime I am gathering gear and talking to as many boat owners as I can. I don't have any expectations except to find a safe and friendly boat to crew on without invading anyones personal space/home. I don't expect any free rides, but I do intend to contribute and work hard.

Good luck to everyone out there! And safe travels!
__________________
MoTull is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-03-2017, 16:47   #2
Moderator
 
Don C L's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Channel Islands, CA
Boat: 1962 Columbia 29 MK 1 #37
Posts: 3,715
Images: 30
Re: New to the forum ya'll!

Welcome aboard, Mo! Good luck to you. Something that worked for me and I pass along is to look for respected local delivery skippers and see if they need a hand. Deliveries are a great way to learn, and if you find a good skipper you'll learn a lot, and if you do a good job, you'll likely be invited back! Learn to cook great meals on a boat, that is a real plus! Check this thread!
Mouthwatering Boat Recipes (mainly plant based)
__________________
DL
Pythagoras
1962 Columbia 29 MKI #37
Don C L is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2017, 03:07   #3
Moderator Emeritus
 
GordMay's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario - 48-29N x 89-20W
Boat: (Cruiser Living On Dirt)
Posts: 31,071
Images: 240
Re: New to the forum ya'll!

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, MoTull.
__________________
Gord May
"If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"



GordMay is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
rum

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
General Info: New Forum and Sub-Forum Janet H Fountaine Pajot 13 02-08-2011 14:00
New to NC, New to forum, looking for boat batkins61 Meets & Greets 11 19-02-2008 12:21
new to forum, new to sailing, now to choose on a boat.. :) Capt Darren Meets & Greets 5 16-06-2007 06:16
New boat & new to forum ldrumond Meets & Greets 4 10-04-2007 00:40


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- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 19:30.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.