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Old 25-06-2014, 10:42   #1
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Hello! My name is Amanda! I was raised on the water in New Smyrna Beach. I come from a family of motor yachts and liveaboards. I am in love with sailing and have lived aboard a Catalina 30 with my 2 kids and black lab. I just got a nice 29' Columbia that I can't wait to sail! She is on a cradle right now and needs some very minor TLC to make her shine! This time around I am getting super serious with not taking life so seriously and following my passions of sailing and exploring!
This July I am finally getting my captain's license! I want to crew more boats and set out on some more of my own adventures. I am looking for more women who are doing the same or who would like to in hopes of synergy and learning more together!
I am also planning a sail from Florida to Puerto Rico in the near future. I would be interested in any info/advice and also if anyone would like to form a regatta to cruise down there together!! I might add that I am fluent in Spanish!
Please message me if you have any info or interest in participating in this cause!!!! Thank you!!!!
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Old 25-06-2014, 10:51   #2
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Welcome Aboard! Mostly nice helpful folks here.
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Old 25-06-2014, 12:14   #3
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Thanks!

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Welcome aboard, Amanda!
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Old 25-06-2014, 14:07   #6
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Hi, Amanda,

Welcome aboard.

Some of the CF women are on board FB "Women who Sail" as well.

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Re: Stoked To Be Here And Meet Other Like Minded Sailors, Especially Female Sailors.

Impressive. Congrats on your Captains licence. Do you plan on commercial or charter operations?
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Thank you! I will look up the fb! So far thinking charter but we will see where I end up. I have a few investors helping me along for my own charter. I just keep manifesting my dreams and going with the positive flow!

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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Is that the 29 with the nearly full keel?
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Re: Stoked To Be Here And Meet Other Like Minded Sailors, Especially Female Sailors.

Hi Amanda,

This: " ... Meet Other Like Minded Sailors, Especially Female Sailors" was my plan too when I came to this forum!

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Hi Amanda,

This: " ... Meet Other Like Minded Sailors, Especially Female Sailors" was my plan too when I came to this forum!

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Welcome!

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Oh... and HI too!

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Thank you!

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Welcome aboard and congrats on the milestone in your sailing/boating career (capt).

There are lots of very experienced cruisers here who are female, with impressive experience.

Have fun!
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Welcome!

I see you are in FL. A great resource is down the way in Fort Lauderdale. Google Pam Wall.
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