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Posted by Mandy
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My first introduction to watersports was sailing a Mirror dinghy and canoeing on a small lake. I joined Reigat...
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on Thursday, 26 January 2012
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So........you’ve decided you want to undertake some kind of training course to do with water. You may even know the type of vessel – sailing yacht, dinghy, powerboat, motorboat or windsurfer. It’s tempting to move forward by taking a look at boating magazines or searching on the internet........but STOP!

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Posted by Marsbrook
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I've always had a passion for the water, and sailing in particular. After learning on a Laser, I progressed to...
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on Tuesday, 20 December 2011
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Taking that first step to learn to sail can be difficult. It's not that it's hard, but like many things it's often hard to know where to begin.

Learning to Sail - Where to Begin

This seems like a good place to start....the beginning. The choices you have are to a degree determined by:

  • proximity to a suitable lake & club or school
  • proximity to the coast
  • do you like getting wet
  • how much do you like your creature comforts
  • your willingness to travel
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