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Quote of the day (applied to sailing)

"When trouble arises and things look bad, there's always on individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command. Very often that person is a half-wit."

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"When trouble arises and things look bad, there's always on individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command. Very often that person is a half-wit."

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Sh*^t Happens! When it does, there is always an A*%Hole involved.

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"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do, than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
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" It seemed like a good idea at the time"....


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Probably should be filed under famous last words but...
"Hold my beer and watch this..."
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