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post #31 of 157 Old 01-10-2012
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If you trust your husband you should discuss with him the matter


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I think the general reaction, at least my reaction would be, DUDE...why didn't you participate and assert yourself a little here...and stop whining.

Kinda changes the perspective.
I was thiking along the same lines. OP states to have some experience and knows a thing or two, well than perhaps the suggestion of rigging a preventer or helping the helmsman pay more attention would have been more productive.

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If the sexes were reversed, I'd be thinking, "wow, what an abusive, controlling, arsehole"...exactly the same thing I am thinking about the OP.

Viewing this from the perspective of a reversal of the sexes is a perfectly valid point. Someone who yells onboard over nothing, and declares that he or she has the right to determine whether sails are raised is controlling and manipulative, perhaps even abusive.

I hope the experience of sailing with this virago causes the submissive husband in this scenario to re-evaluate his relationship with her. It is amazing what a tiller or wheel can do to transform a man or a marriage. Perhaps he will grow a pair and dump the shrew.
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Wow.

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If the sexes were reversed, I'd be thinking, "wow, what an abusive, controlling, arsehole"...exactly the same thing I am thinking about the OP.

Viewing this from the perspective of a reversal of the sexes is a perfectly valid point. Someone who yells onboard over nothing, and declares that he or she has the right to determine whether sails are raised is controlling and manipulative, perhaps even abusive.

I hope the experience of sailing with this virago causes the submissive husband in this scenario to re-evaluate his relationship with her. It is amazing what a tiller or wheel can do to transform a man or a marriage. Perhaps he will grow a pair and dump the shrew.
Bitter much?
This comes damn close to ambulance chasing. Y'know, you being a divorce attorney and all.
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First off most of you are stuck on your selfs! Secondly you guys are in 40 ft or bigger monos!

Third its a 25 ft mono and they must have been in weather that they shouldnt have been in with a 25 ft boat and i dont think this guys has sailed in heavey weather if it was light air they boat would not have responded like
"WIFEY " is saying how she was past her comfort ZONE


Fourthly this is a FORUM if people have issues with things this is a place they can come to talk! SO dont jump on someone that is talking about another!

Fifthly.. Multihul guys are so different then you MONO people!

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LOL-LMAO-HOLY SHIITE!!! Dude is cuttin DEEP!

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1. Stay home. Let him single hand and get familiar with the boat, or just leave him alone and let him sail the boat.

2. Only go out with him in perfect conditions.

3. Take lessons together.

So, unless he's a balding, overweight middle aged man who drives a mini van and has no penis, leave him alone and let him learn to sail his new boat. Get some "you" time while he's out on the water. I think I'm with the lawyer dude on this one.


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