Originally Posted by smackdaddy
What I've learned...
... if you do it right, you can travel around the entire earth - with nothing more than those sails, your smarts, and your determination.
Yay, on all of that. One word came to mind: BumFuzzles!, to be followed shortly by a partial list of the must haves. Oddly, my meds made the short list this time.
But maybe you're right. It has been done, and can be done on just wits alone. Thinking now more and more that it seems less worth doing if you have to plan, plot, and prepare years in advance.