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Old 08-19-2007
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I feel pretty fortunate, the marina I'm based out of is behind the New Bedford Hurricane Barrier, which can stop up to 21' of storm surge. The cove I'm in is off of a river and fairly well sheltered from the wind on all sides but the southwest...and that is still a fairly short fetch..
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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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