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Re: How "afraid" should we be of sailing?

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There's also the fact that any knucklehead can figure out how to get a motorboat going, but you actually have to learn a few things to operate a sailboat. The fact that a sailor has gone through the trouble of learning how to operate her vessel probably means she also learned a bit about safety along the way.
you can say that again about knuckleheads and powerboats. there seemed to be a bumper crop, this year. I definitely think you nailed it on the head. knowledge and skill go a long way towards avoiding disaster. that's what natural selection is all about!

oh. that's really terrible of me. lol
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you can say that again about knuckleheads and powerboats. there seemed to be a bumper crop, this year. I definitely think you nailed it on the head. knowledge and skill go a long way towards avoiding disaster. that's what natural selection is all about!

oh. that's really terrible of me. lol
Where would the Darwin Awards be without natural selection?
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