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Re: Cruising Skills/Practice

Originally Posted by fryewe View Post
.. If you find that too repulsive get a hospital pee bottle and go in it and pour that over the side. Limit your risks while single handing. One way to do that is not to do a two-handed operation with one hand...and peeing is a two handed operation for some steps in the process.
I agree. In rough weather, I use a half gallon plastic milk container with a handle. I cut out the front 1/3 of the container, preserving the plastic handle and its supporting plastic base, then tied a line around the handle. You can use the container with the line attached to a cleat, then throw the whole thing over the side. The sea water will wash it out and you can haul it back in clean for the next time.
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