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Old 08-24-2020, 02:57 PM   #1
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Hello all! I am John, long time sailor, current boat a Cambria 46. My wife and I are of the age to be thinking about moving from sail to power, which is why I'm here.


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Welcome to the Dark Side John. Best of luck finding the right “Trawler”!

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Hello all! I am John, long time sailor, current boat a Cambria 46. My wife and I are of the age to be thinking about moving from sail to power, which is why I'm here.
Thanks!!

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Yes, welcome to TF from the other side. You aren't the first, and you won't be the last. However, as a one time sailor myself, I see the differences as not one better than the other, but rather like the Aldi ad we have here in Oz anyway - comparing power boating to sail boating, just... 'Good - different..!'
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Old 08-24-2020, 07:15 PM   #5
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Welcome to TF-- I have been sailor all my life. Bounced between sail and power a few times and have trawler now.

You will fine coming from a background in sail helps a lot to appreciate the 7-8 knot lifestyle. Do not think it would be so easy coming from a 25knot cruiser to a trawler.

Browse this forum, you will learn a lot!
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