SailNet Community - View Single Post - Is sleeping OK?
Thread: Is sleeping OK?
View Single Post
post #64 of Old 09-23-2012
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 5,111
Thanks: 1
Thanked 227 Times in 187 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Re: Is sleeping OK?

Originally Posted by davidpm View Post

It would be great from our point of view if the law had special rules for single-handers. It however does not.

Can you offer an example of what might be such a Special Rule?

Perhaps it's just me, but if someone is overly concerned about what current Maritime Law has to say about singlehanded voyaging, to the extent that it might actually impact their decision whether or not to do so, well... they're probably not cut out for such voyaging, to begin with...

For most singlehanders, I think the far more relevant concern is insurance... IMHO, Rule #1 for a solo passagemaker should be "Don't Sail a Boat You Can't Afford to Lose"... (grin)
JonEisberg is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome