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Join Date: Sep 2005
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When I took my CYA navigation and basic cruising classes from the Jib Set .
Wow... dating yourself there, Jack!!
As to When or If... yes... I was crew on a small race boat, keel in the mud on Spanish banks, three guys leaning on the boom trying to heel her off, a Tanzer 22 sails INSIDE us, one guy asks "how deep is it there".... and promptly came to his own stop.... "About 3 1/2 feet", I replied...
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)