yes I am anal but i also try to learn from others why they do something a certain way. it might be better than what I do. but its appalling how many people do not know how to cleat a dockline. I always check behind others for that. otherwise it's amazing how many people will get on my boat and start changing stuff without a comment .
one small example, i tie figure 8 stopper knots in the lines that need them and leave about a 6 inch tail to have something to grab if necessary. one experienced friend redid all of them to remove the tail. i left them alone and redid them when he left.
so anal?? guilty!!
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