What they don't tell you in that course is that after you've securely moored(?) your vessel and dash off to find a nearby restaurant or pub, by the time you get back there will be swarms of workers with torches cutting your baby to bits!!
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
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