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post #16 of Old 08-15-2011
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Originally Posted by RatHatDiver View Post
I'm a green sailor and one thing I have learned around the docks is SLOW IS PRO.
Any mug can roar around quickly - that's why there are so many stinkpots in the world - but sailing slowly, below steerage way, with precision, requires skill.

"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"
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