Originally Posted by sailaway21
Actually, it has everything to do with the sea and very little else. My patience with those who've seen little of the sea is running a bit thin here, especially when they choose to challenge the reasonable advise of those who've pissed more salt water than they've sailed. Try to remember that this is supposed to be primarily an educational forum.
Hell I have very little sea time and none under sail but I know damn good and well that I have no business trying to cross an ocean. I WILL NOT try it until I know I'm ready and even then only if I have a good reason and have made plenty of precautions.
In a nutshell, I have common sense.