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Old 03-10-2007
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Originally Posted by Sailormann
Buying special watches to go sailing because you can't work up the energy to look at the barometer on the bulkhead is God's way of telling you you have too much money...you should send some of it to us poor folk. We won't waste it on electronics, it will be wisely invested in beer
Funny, I want a wrist barometer because the only place to hang the fermenting vat is on gimbals in front of the bulkhead. I sail AND brew.

Seriously, I know it's a luxury of sorts, but if I am on watch, I would prefer not to disturb the off-watch (wife and child) by clumping about the boat beyond the pilothouse. On tropic passages, I don't expect to be in the pilothouse continuously...I expect to be on deck (if it isn't pouring rain, which the wrist barometer might hint at...)

So, anyone have an opinion? Again, not looking for a stopwatch for racing, but a decent LCD with a good recording barometer.
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