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post #17 of Old 02-26-2008
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Originally Posted by jimmalkin View Post
Lot's of good advice above - I'd just add: practice single handed reefing (and practice and practice) and jacklines/harness all the time.
I agree with this 100%. Practice makes reefing a lot easier when you're stressed. And it seems to me the easiest way to kill yourself sailing singlehanded is to fall off the boat. That's a scary thought outside the ICW.

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