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Yup... but Emma sails a monohull. ... and she's 31 now... but we're all getting older... Paige Railey is another rather good looking sailor, but sails mainly dinghies...
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
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Guesser...if you're tired of reading you can use the ignore feature rather than engaging in sophmoric baiting which does nothing to further civility on the board.

What? No comments to the other assholes like Looking and Sailingdog? They seem to really enjoy sophomoric humor too. But I will say you've done a great job of letting the Senior Members ruin this sight for everyone else. Keep up the good work Cam.

And to Sailing Dog and Looking. Well, you know what I'm thinking, but I won't say it. I just spent the last 4 hours sailing in picture perfect conditions (rare for Seattle) and I'm in too good of a mood for this crap. My work here is done.
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Well, with all the petty BS aside now, I thought it was pretty good and humorus, I can't wait to yell at my wife to pull that little thingie till it's " Hard On "
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Guesser...I'm not trying to pick a fight. The one rule we DO enforce here is no personal attacks and reading the thread...you started one. I don't blame anyone...newbie or senior that reacts to one. You can stop/go or do as you please but further personal attacks will not be tolerated.
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Guesser...I'm not trying to pick a fight. The one rule we DO enforce here is no personal attacks and reading the thread...you started one. I don't blame anyone...newbie or senior that reacts to one. You can stop/go or do as you please but further personal attacks will not be tolerated.
Personal attacks? You mean like GO **** YOURSELF!? I realize the gay bashing comments from Sailingdog and Looking were funny to you, but not to me. Feel free to delete my profile. I'm done.
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I realize the gay bashing comments from Sailingdog and Looking were funny to you, but not to me. Feel free to delete my profile. I'm done.
Exactly what comments of mine were gay bashing? I'm a bit confused by that statement, since I don't gay bash. If you're gay...nice to know... doesn't mean a damn thing to me.

I do, however, reserve the right to troll bash... which you might have mistaken for gay bashing..
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
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Cool Learning Curve

Writing down the pacifics of new skills learned is one way to re-enforce those skills and find your mistakes.
You could consider this a good means of training... When I taught sailing while in the Navy, we had the more advance students teach what they know to the beginners. This really did made better sailors of them. For they had to explain what they knew and putting it into words strengthened their knowledge.
So his writing this sailing manual is a good thing. And now he can go back over it and correct the mistakes that have been made there. And that will re-enforce his knowledge base even more.

And that is a good thing. Have Fun.

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From my experience in teaching, a good teacher learns as much from his students as he teaches them. I think it is an excellent way for the OP to spend some time, but am glad he asked for advice regarding the document, before distributing it too widely.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
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—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

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Damn! Are you guys really fighting over a PDF that I refuse to read?
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