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post #14 of Old 12-18-2010
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Sometimes you have the luxury of choosing your weather window, sometimes you don't. When I moved my boat from Kemah to Port Aransas, it was at the end of January last year. The weather gave me a three day window of what looked like near perfect conditions sandwiched between bad conditions. My window then deteriorated into a 3 knot wind on the nose for most of the trip. Needless to say we motored instead of sailed for all but the last 2 hours of a 34 hour trip.

"When in command, command." -- Admiral Nimitz

Difference between a power boater and a sailor out on the water: A power boater is going some place special, a sailor is already there.

s/v Zotz 1981 Pearson 365 Ketch Hull #375
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