> Victoria sailing is challenging I'll grant; cold, monstre chop, pounding
> shore break etc. But it's sailing and ifandwhen you get comfortable in
> those conditions, you'll find sailing in almost any conditions (hoopkipa
> and oregon Coast etc notwithstanding) to be a relative breeze.
I have a 4/3 steamer (vertical zip), pryde titantium hood, booties, gloves... should i
upgrade to warmer stuff?
> Also, the standard of sailing is very high so you;ll learn quickly. The
> winter-sailing bunch are also a very tight community and look after each
> other very well; great bunch of people.
Yup.. and what better time to tackle challenges then when young and on still without a
view on the learning curve? You'd better watch it - my gybe might spray you (i'm SURE
i'll have those down in a few years!) <g>
> AS I've said before check out http://www.islandnet/~cpmanuel for more
> information on Victoria sailingI have, and can't wait to hitch my first ride up to Nitinat!
(Now just hoping a victoria wind shop wants to hire me as part time help, or for that
matter, a victoria ANYTHING wants to hire me as part time help! Hey - i can't get
student loans out of province!)
Thanks for the info!
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