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post #6 of Old 05-03-2007
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While just hanging out at the marina and learning to sail by sailing has its place... Classes also have their place. A good ASA 101 course can help you with learning the proper techniques and theory behind a lot of what you have learned how to do... and knowing why it works can help a lot. Also, you will learn the proper terms, which makes communicating with other sailors easier.

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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

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