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Re: I've never sailed in my life... talk me into it.

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Originally Posted by BubbleheadMd View Post
Donna, you have the "man gene". You're far too logical at times.
Geeze, that threw me into a "boat fluff" moment. I think on some level I should be offended but I'm really not.

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There's nothing "reasonable" about owning a boat, especially a sailboat. It's a bad financial decision, even in the best economy. It's a drain on your time and wallet. It's a purely emotional decision, and an arcane skill with little value in landbound, modern society.
Oh, and I'm a buzzkill?

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What sailing does give you, is empowerment, self-confidence, a sense of pride in learning a skill that relatively few people will do anymore. It calms the mind, it soothes the soul. It washes away the stress and mental dirt of shorebound life.
Wait, you just said there's little value to sailing. Can't have it both ways, champ. I'd say all that is VERY valuable.

Donna


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