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Good for you, Smack.. going looking for a copy....
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Aww sweet baby cheeses!
Smackdaddy has gone all establishment like!
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Hey, man, if you're gonna BFS - you gotta do it safely.
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Good go I did read the article and get that magazine in the box. How cool to interact with the rich and famous! Just telling it like it is. Your friends and your mind set is your wealth, This now increases your fame.
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Ughh, Smack is going to be strutting round like he's some kind of big-shot now, going to be (more) unbearable


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Re: Smacky is a published author

A Transpac with rockdawg in your future plans?
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Re: Smacky is a published author

Smack,

You should be very proud of yourself for taking the time to do pull together the information and share it with our sailing community. Very good Kharma. Very nice thing to do.

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Smack,

You should be very proud of yourself for taking the time to do pull together the information and share it with our sailing community. Very good Kharma. Very nice thing to do.

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Agreed, it was very well done, indeed...

Pay no mind to people like Miles & Beryl Smeeton turning over in their graves, if they knew this is where we've come to...

(grin, bigtime)

Seriously, excellent article, you should do more...
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Re: Smacky is a published author

Holy smokes, I just read that article last night, and was especially juiced that it mentioned Doug Sabbag's thread here (I assume that's what you were referring to Smack!). No idea that was you behind that article. Now, if you had written it for the old Latitudes and Attitudes, no doubt that the real "Smackdaddy" would have shined through a bit more. Regardless, well done sir.
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Thanks fellas. Poor Smeetons. When "Smackdaddy" becomes "an authority on Safety at Sea" - it is clearly a sign of the Armageddon.

The training sessions ought to be lively!

As for Lats and Atts, stern - have you ever seen AMVER ships' crew in bikinis? [shudder]

(PS - Yes, it was Doug's account here that got me interested in the state of AMVER rescue. It's a pretty complicated issue, obviously. But, before looking anywhere else, there is lots of room for us sailors to take up our own end of the responsibilities through awareness, education, and training. That was my focus.)
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