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Old 11-27-2014, 10:33 AM   #1
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Hello everyone!
I am new to this world and am interested in how these things work. Was just wondering if anyone can give me tips for a potential transatlantic crossing, euro to N/S America direction? Is there a common point that is the best to attempt it from. Is experience an absalute must and is it hard or easy to accomplish this journey? Any info is appreciated

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This page gives a bit of information about the passage, times of the year, weather windows, etc:


It isn't absolutely necessary to have experience but you will need to find a skipper willing to take you on without any. Enthusiasm counts for as much as experience does, so pack your bags with plenty of that. Probably not a bad plan to keep following the ARC web sites and see if someone on that rally has a spot open for crew.
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