new guy, first boat

new guy, first boat
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I joined this forum awhile ago and have enjoyed all the witty repartee from all involved, seems like my kind of place. This is my first boat of any kind over 20′ , I’ve sailed in a bunch of dinghys and on a few larger boats belonging to friends and relatives. We bought a vacation property in Goderich Ontario last fall that happens to be part of a marina and right on Lake Huron so it seemed natural to get a sailboat to enjoy.

After a few offers on local boats that didn’t pan out this one came up right at the marina we are. It’s a 1979 Pearson 26 One Design, which is perfect for me because I’m going to be day sailing mostly. Once I get comfortable with it, I’ll take it out for an overnight somewhere on the Huron shore.

My dad and brother both have cottages on Georgian Bay(Woods bay area), the plan for next year if things go well is to take it over there and moor in t.... Continue Reading at Sailing Anarchy



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