Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Gig Harbor, WA
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Dhays may be in fact correct. I certainly don't know the details myself but wouldn't her experience be known to the other brokers? Is it possible that she is feeling like a victim of sexism?
Many times the selling brokers don't know her sailing resume. I actually suggested that when she is submitting offers, she also submit a short sailing resume of herself so the broker will know of her experience and qualifications. She may consider doing that.
She is a woman my own age (52), and when I suggested that maybe the other brokers coming along has nothing to do with their lack of trust in her seamanship but maybe more in the desire of her company, she didn't give that argument much credence.
She is also not one prone to radical feminism. She is just getting mildly annoyed at this consistent pattern.
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S/V Legacy, Catalina 400 MkII, Hull #328