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I'm looking for input on where the best places are to live/sail. Where one might have great sailing as well as a community of like minded people and others in which to serve/volunteer. I "retired" in my late 40's from a life at high altitude to help both parents in turn to "step to the other-side" and am coming back to my first love "sailing".

I moved to Lopez, one of the San Juan Islands thinking I'd meet other sailors. Lopez is an Island of extreme organic gardeners which is a bonus as the produce is fabulous, but there are a few sailors here that share my passion. Any suggestions?

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Out of nineteen years, two years at Ke'ehi Marine Center and the rest at Ala Wai Boat Harbor.
Thanks for all the replies. I must admit the San Juan Islands feel like a dream. There are lifetimes of sailing exploration to be had up and down the coast, so many islands and inlets and you can sail here year round ~ not half as cold as ice climbing in Colorado! Once I get my own boat and get out on the water I'm sure I'll meet other obsessed sailors in time. Moving here not knowing a soul has been a challenge but the folks here are really friendly.

The places you all live and have sailed sound interesting and I hope someday I can get out to see some of them.

Cheers to the unknown!

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