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Old 05-09-2015, 12:52   #1
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Trawler Charter with Captain and Training Southeast US

Hello, I'm sure this topic has been discussed many times over, but I found very little current info using the search functions on this site.

My wife and I grew up on the MS Gulf Coast and have been land-locked in Colorado for a decade now. We're looking forward to retiring back on the coast years from now and think the Cruising lifestyle would suit us very well.

I'm looking for a way to gain some real world cruising experience and insight so we can find out for sure if we are the future mariners that we think we are.
I've found some Trawler Schools and a mixed bag of outdated websites, some with horrible reviews. Being over a thousand miles from any coast doesn't make things easy, but any advice on how to truly experience Cruising would be greatly appreciated.

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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, morganc.
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You may have more luck here:

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Re: Trawler Charter with Captain and Training Southeast US

Just know of course if you charter any boat, especially a crewed boat for a week, that isn't like what cruising will be of course.
It is like comparing your Honeymoon to married life.
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Thank you DenverDon. I'll post this question in the Trawler Forum. Good point A64Pilot... definitely need to be responsible for all of the dirty work and not waited on hand and foot.
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