Join Date: May 2011
Location: Richmond, VA
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I like the "not talking negative towards your sailboat". Not just a good superstition but a good rule.
In reference to leaving port on a Friday, there is a tale (I'm sure many more) to this superstition. The Royal Navy decided to disprove the statement, that Friday is an unlucky day. It was said that they "laid the keel" of a ship on a Friday. The captain's name was Friday. She was launched on a Friday. The only problem, she disappeared without a trace on her maiden voyage.
Superstition breeds what we cannot control.
BTW, I will never invite my redheaded flat footed stone throwing whistling friend on my sailboat ever again...
S2 11.0A 36'