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Originally Posted by momoparagon View Post
I have a friend who has been single handing for seven years. As she headed south one year some friends suggested she join them for a night or two at their marina. The day was a blustery with a bit of a current, but she docked the boat perfectly. One of her friends on shore, who was catching lines, overheard a man remark, "That must be one easy boat to handle." *pause* It tickles me to no end...it wasn't that she was a proficient captain, she simply had an "easy" boat.
LOL! This bums me out, too. Although I don't singlehand, I'm usually the one at the helm when we dock our boat. Things that seem no big deal on modern boats, with bowthrusters etc. and agile deep fin keels are a lot more challenging on our (old-style, heavy, modified full-keel) boat. So even when I make it look good, no one gives me any credit. Sigh.
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