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Re: Sleeping underway risk
I don't sleep all that well at sea, so I spend most of my time wishing I could sleep better. I nap much better during the day..than at night.
I'll sleep either in the quarter berth..because if the boat falls off a wave I won't go airborne....in that case my head is facing foward..
Or I'll sleep in the port settee where I have a crib rail set up...head faces aft there.
I've also slept on the cabin floor..in wet foulies..and on the cockpit floor because it was too stuffy below...
I think the ability to stay in the bunk, if you fall off a wave is more of a concern than hitting a container.. so, good strong lee cloths or a tight quarter berth are important.
Last edited by Tempest; 08-09-2012 at 10:27 PM.