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post #17 of Old 10-21-2009
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I'd point out that a proper berth that you can stretch out in comfort on is far more important than standing headroom, since most of the time you're down below in a boat, you'll be sitting down, but if you don't have a berth that you can sleep comfortably in, you're screwed.

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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

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