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Re: Does a first sail ever go as planned?

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Originally Posted by The Ol Man View Post
In the military we have a saying...At the first shot, all plans are subject to rapid modification...the same applies to sailing.
I was on a training event once where a guys said, "A plan is a list of stuff that ain't going to happen" and for the same reason. I guess a lot of places in the military have similar sayings.
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