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Re: Clothing for sailing in cool or cold weather.

Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post
I've been cruising the BC coast year round for most of the last 40 years. A jacket big enough to wear a life jacket under keeps you warm in the coldest of weather, if you wear a life jacket under it.....
I'm sure you know...

... This means a non-inflatable PFD. You really don't want an inflatable going on under a jacket. Breathing becomes a real impossibility.

(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

"Well, I just climb up to them."

by Joe Brown, English rock climber

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