SailNet Community - View Single Post - Limits of Captains authority
View Single Post
post #47 of Old 08-16-2013
Sal Paradise
Captain Obvious
 
Sal Paradise's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: New York
Posts: 907
Thanks: 16
Thanked 33 Times in 33 Posts
Rep Power: 3
 
Re: Limits of Captains authority

No.... like SWMBO its half serious.... its the way a lot of guys like to operate. Make the wife the heavy or the boss... they say the wife is in charge then they aren't responsible for anything. I have some friends and relatives like that. You ask if they want to go to the movies and they have to ask their wife what they are doing that night. As a guy, I find it incredibly annoying. Thats where I think the admiral thing comes from. Some guys say "the boss" or SWMBO.

Captain? captain? ha!!! On my boat the "captain" is the person holding the tiller...and is generally subjected to non stop scorn complaints and abuse.

Sal Paradise

Senior Researcher - Dunning Kruger

Last edited by Sal Paradise; 08-16-2013 at 09:08 PM.
Sal Paradise is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome