Your ONE piece of wisdom... - Page 4 - SailNet Community
 165Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #31 of 151 Old 04-12-2012
Senior Member
 
jackdale's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Posts: 9,028
Thanks: 27
Thanked 59 Times in 56 Posts
Rep Power: 7
 
Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Silvio View Post
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.
On another forum someone remarked that the most dangerous item on a boat is a calendar.
wingNwing and Silvio like this.

__________________
ISPA Yachtmaster Offshore Instructor Evaluator
Sail Canada Advanced Cruising Instructor
IYT Yachtmaster Coastal Instructor
ASA 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 214
As I sail, I praise God, and care not. (Luke Foxe)
jackdale is online now  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #32 of 151 Old 04-12-2012
Senior Member
 
johnnyquest37's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 396
Thanks: 1
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 4
 
Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

"There are old sailors, and there are bold sailors; but there are no old, bold sailors."
CalebD likes this.

[/B]S/V Wind Orchid
Catalina 350 (hull# 273)
Annapolis, MD

LET'S GET SERIOUS ABOUT REMOVING POLITCAL TAG LINES -- NOW!
johnnyquest37 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #33 of 151 Old 04-12-2012
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: N. VA
Posts: 656
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 8
 
Send a message via Yahoo to dacap06
Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

Do your homework BEFORE you take the practical!

T. P. Donnelly
S/V Tranquility Base
1984 Islander 30 Bahama
Pasadena, MD
dacap06 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #34 of 151 Old 04-12-2012
HANUMAN
 
RobGallagher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Noank, Connecticut, USA
Posts: 1,493
Thanks: 7
Thanked 26 Times in 25 Posts
Rep Power: 14
 
Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

Here lies the body of Johnny O'Day
Who died Preserving His Right of Way.

He was Right, Dead Right, as he sailed along
But he's just as dead as if he'd been wrong.
CBinRI and IslanderGuy like this.
RobGallagher is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #35 of 151 Old 04-12-2012
Senior Member
 
PaulfromNWOnt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Fort Frances, ON, CA
Posts: 342
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 5
 
Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

No matter who gives the advice, You alone are responsible for your decisions.

1975 Catalina 22 and looking to "Move on up"
Member of the Rendezvous Yacht Club that straddles the Canada/US border.
PaulfromNWOnt is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #36 of 151 Old 04-12-2012
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: NH
Posts: 535
Thanks: 1
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 4
 
Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

If you think it might be to windy to go out, chances are it is
aeaston likes this.

I'm not happy unless I'm complaining about something.
I'm having a very good day!
misfits is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #37 of 151 Old 04-12-2012
Over Hill Sailing Club
 
smurphny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Adirondacks NY
Posts: 3,308
Thanks: 78
Thanked 91 Times in 88 Posts
Rep Power: 7
 
Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

" If it ain't broke, don't fix it " does not apply to airplanes and sailboats.
vega1860 and CapnBones like this.

Alberg 35: With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship.
smurphny is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #38 of 151 Old 04-12-2012
Senior Member
 
Tim R.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Portland, Maine
Posts: 1,543
Thanks: 1
Thanked 27 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 13
 
Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

Accumulate experiences not money.
Lou452 likes this.

Tim R.
Out cruising
1997 Caliber 40LRC

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

-----------------------------------------------------
Tim R. is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #39 of 151 Old 04-12-2012
Wandering Aimlessly
 
PBzeer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Cruising
Posts: 20,991
Thanks: 0
Thanked 92 Times in 89 Posts
Rep Power: 15
     
Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

The least costly, most important, and necessary in everything you do ... simply paying attention.
vega1860 and Bene505 like this.

John
Ontario 32 - Aria

Free, is the heart, that lives not, in fear.
Full, is the spirit, that thinks not, of falling.
True, is the soul, that hesitates not, to give.
Alive, is the one, that believes, in love.
JCP


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
- Website & Blog

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
PBzeer is online now  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #40 of 151 Old 04-12-2012
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 11,039
Thanks: 46
Thanked 224 Times in 209 Posts
Rep Power: 7
   
Re: Your ONE piece of wisdom...

Never track your boating budget.
JimMcGee, IslanderGuy and aeaston like this.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeanneau 54DS

In the harsh marine environment, something is always in need of repair. Margaritas fix everything.
Minnewaska is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
what to do? what to do? looking for wisdom tortuga22 General Discussion (sailing related) 10 09-12-2011 10:08 AM
Hunter 28 really a piece of ****? TheSeaPenguin Boat Review and Purchase Forum 16 10-03-2009 12:03 AM
The most important piece of equipment vega1860 Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 39 02-08-2008 08:51 PM
Two piece mast? L124C Sailboat Design and Construction 3 10-20-2007 10:05 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome