Recent content by Mario_

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    Can you teach a beginner to sail in 20+ knot winds?

    I just started sailing this year, and my first trip out was in slow to no winds, and with zero first-hand lessons, other than the videos on YouTube. Vanilla. Maybe my second time out and I pick a day with 20 to 25 mph wind gusts and I perfected righting the boat and catching bronchitis. Can't...
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    I picked up a MKII for two hundred bucks that I practiced finishing work on before tackling my aunts old Sunfish. Not as easy to sail for my size, as it was like lying down under a windsurfer. Not hard to maneuver, just splayed over to one side or another. It does seem a bit heavier than it...