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post #176 of Old 11-15-2013
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Re: Full Keel

Originally Posted by Jeff_H View Post
We all take self bailing cockpits for granted these days, but when I started sailing, the jury was still out on self bailing cockpits.

Has there EVER been an advancement of any kind where there weren't a bunch of Luddites complaining about how it was going to ruin civilization?

The mere fact of the title of this thread says they are alive & well in the new millennium.

Bring back the Astrolabe and the hourglass! You might lose power to one of those newfangled GPS units.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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