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Old 26-07-2016, 11:47   #1
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Aloha, all you sailors! I am new to this site. I look forward to hearing your thoughts,feedback, stories, advice, etc. I am still doing homework, saving $, and learning all I can about blue water cruising. I started sailing as a boy on the ole sunfish on lakes. I sailed with my Great Uncle in New Bedford ,MA, & that really got me hooked! Ever since then, I knew I would get a sailboat & see how far I can go. It will be a year or more until I am ready to get a boat, but I am hoping to start off on the right foot by picking the brains of all the old salts and hardcore cruising Veterans here. Mahalos!! jaybird4495
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Old 26-07-2016, 16:52   #2
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Hi jaybird, welcome.


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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, jaybird.
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Howdy and Welcome Aboard CF!

I vividly remember my youthful outings on Sunfish sailboats too. I suspect that is how a lot of sailors got their start or hooked.

There is a wealth of experience and information here on CF. I hope you enjoy your time in the forums and on the water on your future boat too.

Aloha too!
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This is a great place to start especially if you are looking for a smaller, old style, full keel bluewater boat:

(He also has lots of advice on cruising etc)

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