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Sailing can be physically demanding or you can spend most of the time in a bunk.
How hard do you work to maintain your fitness.
For example could you pass the physical fitness test for the Marines.
Marine Corps Physical Fitness Test Chart - Males
The lesson from the Icarus story is not about human failing.
It is a lesson about the limitations of wax as an adhesive.
If you have an engineering problem solve it.