My personal comment and commitment to you
I was introduced to dinghy sailing by a retired neighbor when I was 7 years old. I was so hooked that I had my own boat by the time I was 10 and haven't been without one since. I've owned many cruising and racing yachts, powerboats/ cruisers, raced and cruised and sailed tall ships, raced many yachts locally and across oceans. There are so many different ways to enjoy boating and I enjoy taking part in as many as I can. I started and now run Kirkland Sailing Club where I get the pleasure of teaching many newcomers to sailing each year and have built an entirely new network of friends as a result. I hold a number of maritime qualifications including USCG Captain, RYA Yachtmaster and US SAILING instructor.