Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Gloucester, Mass. USA
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Weather SURPRISE out at SEA
1) This was a great situation for the skipper as with all of the other boats dropping out and running for home, the field would be narrowed and better his chances for a win.
2) Don''t bother "fighting" the sea, you''ll loose. Roll with her, dance with her. Learn the lesson that she is teaching: Be fluid and giving. You''ll be fine.
3) Tristan Jones said that fear is a useless emotion, that it gets in the way of normal thinking. Relax and make decisions wisely. Acting on emotion and adrenaline can get people killed. When I know the "crap is about to hit the fan", I''ll force a smile and a chuckle. This helps me relax and realize that my situation isnít that bleak, then I can get to work doing what needs to be done.
Fun story and thanks!