Originally Posted by JimMcGee
....As for people on this thread being "touchy", "opinionated" and "spouting off without first hand knowledge" -- you do realize this is the Internet right?
Sailnet occupies a unique position on the internet. Young sailors and new sailors pop on here daily, and depend on Sailnet for expert advice and/or instruction. Or haven't read any of the threads?
This my be your "internet" where you feel free to spout off inaccurate information ... but thousands of new sailors depend on this site. If you can't be accurate, why don't you play on your internet somewhere else?