It helps to have a really poor memory!
After two epic passages where it seemed everything that could go wrong did, one a very short handed Baja bash, the other a September trans-Alantic from hell, along with more than a couple shorter but equally epic jaunts I''ve come to one enlighting conclusion concerning long ocean cruises on small boats.
It REALLY helps to have a terrible memory!
I make this assumption based on the fact that next week I''m off again and I can''t wait to get going! Whooo Hooo!!