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Old 18-08-2011, 13:33   #1
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Newbie in Ohio

Hello, former small boat sailer, current rv'er researching boats for live aboard and long distance cruising. I hope to learn from the experienced sailors and cruisers starting with which boat to buy.

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Old 18-08-2011, 13:37   #2
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Hi, Bill. My best friend lives in Ohio.


From what I have seen there is a lot of experience in here to learn from.

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Old 18-08-2011, 13:46   #3
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bill -- welcome aboard -- i grew up on a small farm near jeffersonville which is near washington ch --
we are currently full time cruisers on a jeanneau 40ds that we bought new in 2003 - we are working on our 5th year out and anything we can do to help let us know
currently soulmates is sitting in cartagena colombia for a couple of months before we return to panama --
oh yea we did not even know what a sailboat was until the year 2000
send us a priv mes with your email if you want any infor or if there is any infor we can provide

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Old 19-08-2011, 18:49   #4
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Re: Newbie in Ohio

Welcome Aboard Cruisers Forum Bill
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Everyday is a good day for SAILING!!!!
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Old 19-08-2011, 18:57   #5
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Hi Bill, I'm also from Ohio. Spent a few years dreaming in Cincinnati until I bought a little daysailor for the local lakes. Took some ASA on lake Michigan, then bought my 30 foot boat, all in the same year

I'm still a noob myself, but I managed to sail down the Chesapeake, and I'm living aboar and looking forward to new adventures south.

Your welcome to PM me as well, or just ask anything in the forums.
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
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