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Re: Unleashing Womens Potential in Blue Water Sailing

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Originally Posted by Melrna View Post
Back to the OP.The article if I remember right is that everyone is equal on the boat. Both partners need to able to do both duties what is classically called "Blue and Pink Duties". I won't debate the merits of the article only to say I believe we women should be able to work on the diesel engine as well as cook.
Exactly! Although I haven't seen Teresa's article either, I was once asked for advice for women cruisers and realized, I don't have any advice for women ... and maybe, that IS the advice: that at sea, it's not specific to women, its just about people aboard and tasks that need doing. Life Afloat Archives: Pink Jobs and Blue Jobs The blog Raft-UP (a group of liveaboard cruising bloggers, who all agree to write about a given topic from their varied perspectives) is poised to tackle this topic in January; I'll post links when they're written.
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