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post #73 of Old 01-16-2012
xymotic
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Originally Posted by L124C View Post
The REALLY bad habit I've developed is SAILING. It's expensive, takes up a lot of my time and is certainly NOT the safest hobby I could have. Yet...I love it and the boat I sail on.
We've lost several experienced sailors in good boats within eyesight of the Golden Gate Bridge over the past several years. In addition, maneuvering on a heaving,wet deck, heeling at 20 degrees, with lines and powerful sails flailing about, seems absolutely insane to some non sailors! Operating under power (the topic of this thread) is (or should be!) the relatively safe part of sailing.
In all seriousness and with all due respect, I am always curious what attracts a person who is apparently very risk adverse to sailing?
Forgive me, far off topic, but I've seen it more than once and always wanted to ask!
You think I'm Risk adverse?
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