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post #2168 of Old 11-19-2013
Brent Swain
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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Originally Posted by PCP View Post
Yes I agree. So forgiving that he will never learn how to sail properly


Not having the same level of worry means he will sail a lot more , gathering experience far more quickly. He will be much more impulsive in dropping the lines and heading out, any time the urge hits him which it will do far more often, without a lot of worry about making a mistake or hitting something. Lack of such a boat is why so many rarely leave the marina. Its an underestimated factor in owning a boat.
"Rolleyes" is an admission you have no valid points to make, conceding the argument.

Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"

Last edited by Brent Swain; 11-19-2013 at 05:18 PM.
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