Originally Posted by halekai36
And sometimes, no matter how good you are or how well trimmed the boat is, the waves get big enough with short enough wave periods that you actually fall off them!
Wouldn't that be a fall down?
There is a tide in the affairs of men,
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Omitted, all the voyage of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
Shakespeare, Julius Caesar IV, iii, 217