Originally Posted by miatapaul
But I doubt Henry Diana and Joshua Slocum would have done it in an un-founded boat. I am all for taking risks but it has to be a known risk. Chances of a charity auction boat even having a reliably working engine is slim.
Yea everyone has to have a first offshore experience but why encourage someone to do it on the first time they even see the boat?
T Abbey did off shore without any experience but it was a brand new boat. Slocum spent a year rebuilding the spray.
No one is saying not to have an adventure but at least find out if the boat is sound first.
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Yes, because boats in the 1800's were built exactly like those of today. Your arguments are getting a bit tiresome. He said he was going to go through it. What more do you want from the guy?
It's ok if you're in a brand new boat? Really? Now who's the troll?