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Old 14-12-2020, 17:42   #1
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Hi everyone! Landlubber here looking to become a proper sailor!

Hi. I'm a guy in this 30s. I've been on a sailboat exactly once in my life. That said, I've always been curious and I've always been drawn to long journeys.

I want to learn as much as I can over the next 20 years so one day I can captain my own ship and explore the world.

Any tips on how to begin? I live near Baltimore and Annapolis, so right now the plan is to take lessons at one of the harbors when it warms up and I've been vaccinated. I've got a few sailing and ship maintenance books on my Christmas list. Hopefully one day I'll be able to crew a boat and maybe help someone out with repairs so I can get in there and get my hands dirty.

Any tips and advice would be enormously welcome. Thank you and happy sailing!
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Re: Hi everyone! Landlubber here looking to become a proper sailor!

Welcome to cf!
The best way to learn to sail is to go sailing. Any way you can!!!
Lessons, clubs, co-ops, charters, owning, crewing, racing, or bribing your way onboard with beer!
You are in a great location, get out on the water and have fun
Let us know how it goes
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Scraphound.
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