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Secure loose items before the rough water!

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Never close yourself off to learning something new; it's what keeps sailing (and life) fresh. If someone tells you he or she knows everything about sailing, smile politely and then verify with another source everything they just told you.

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Keep the water on the outside, the stick thing pointed upward, and don't sail where trees grow.

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Point the tiller at the thing that's scaring you.

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Just about the time flying the chute becomes really exciting, it might be time to think about taking it down.
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never remove anything you can't put back
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Stay on the boat.
Stay on the boat.
Stay on the boat.

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What you are doing should be routine, what you are about to do should occupy your mind.
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Relax, don't try to sail by a rigid schedule. If you're in a hurry or have to be somewhere by a specific date buy a plane ticket.
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One hand for you, one hand for the boat.
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