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Old 21-03-2021, 12:08   #1
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Step 1 of a gargantuan learning curve

Hi All,

I Know very little about boats, but the thought of spending a lot of time in the Pacific has been burning in me since I was a kid. Unfortunately I may have missed the boat as it were, I am in my late 60's. Let me know if I'm displaying signs of some sort of mental condition but hell I would love to buy a cruiser and set out on a dream cruise. All I know i that I have an enormous amount of learning to do before anything can happen.

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Old 21-03-2021, 12:14   #2
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Iím early 70s and been offshore sailing for 47 years. It is the journey not the destination so go ahead and get started youngin. Take your time and take it one step at a time.
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Wow a reply so quickly, thanks so much for the encouragement, I have been learning about chart plotting on the internet for the last few weeks and I am very happy with how its all going. Take care out there and Thanks
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Get out on a charter in the ocen, even if just a day charter to 1) make sure you aren't prone to sickness 2) you in real life enjoy it. Then take it from there!
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I worked on a fishing boat for a few years in Bass Straight, first 5 days i feel like cutting my own throat, after that I am fine. I must say it appears that I have found a place where people genuinely care for each other. It gives me a nice feeling. Thanks for the input Gada
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