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  1. Now write us a short story on how to finance a pogo 36 for beginners
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  2. I always wanted to but didn’t (and couldn’t) sail. My best friend bought a 727, put her back together and launched her. I didn’t want to race; too stressful I felt. But I ended up as regular race crew. I (we) learnt fast. By the Second season I was comfortable enough to skipper for a race with the other regular crew member and pick up a third spot to keep our series alive when the reg skipper and owner couldn’t make it over the bridge on time for the start. We took home the Richmond wed night g division trophy that season. My advice would be - go to the Richmond and find a boat where
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  3. Teenagers are difficult - even ashore! They need some excitement. so tricky if it is fairly calm on a small cruising boat. By 15 my kids mostly did not want to come unless they could bring a friend - by then, cruising locally was "boring" as they had done it many times, over many years. An in-experienced friend with them bought us a few more years, and a dinghy with a decent outboard for towing biscuits etc helped, but by 18 they were off doing their own things. Now in their mid to 20's they want to come back with partners, as they now understand that not everyone has this opportunity.....
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