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post #3 of Old 11-24-2009
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Originally Posted by deniseO30 View Post
Really? Well it's rare that I'm called Cap'n Denise

So Ladies, what is your take on this title that is so very difficult to obtain?

Yeah.. my son was called captain when we were on my boat at times.

It doesn't really bother me.. it's not like I'm into tonnage and charters but I makes me smile when I do hear; "captain"

Well, I ain't no lady, but I crewed for one across the Atlantic once and when referring to her in conversation with others I would usually always call her captain when the occasion called for it. I would have called her captain in our normal dialog and had no problem with it had she expressed the preference for the title. She didn't.

I have crewed for a lot of male captains as well and I can't remember ever calling them captain on a regular basis.
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