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Old 11-07-2019, 06:42   #1
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Hello from Charlotte,NC US

Hello all,

It seems I have always been a sailor ( my father was a sailing instructor ) so this is just a continuation of that theme. I have owned quite a few inland boats and have raced and won regattas in small boats. However, as I sit at a desk in corporate america and stare at my screens I still have a dream to cruise on a boat with my wife and just get away from it all. When that opportunity comes, I want to be prepared. The actual sailing part I think/hope I can handle, it's all the vitally important peripheral activities including
  • Repairing an engine in an exotic location
  • anchoring in different bottom types
  • finding good fuel
  • how to extend the proper courtesy among a cruising community
  • repairing an auto-pilot while underway
  • etc ...
that will definitely require more knowledge. I value vicarious learning and appreciate the opportunity to be a part of this community. I want to be prepared and to be able to help others in the future with what knowledge I will have gained.

Thank you!
Bryan Franklin
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Bryan.
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