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Topic Review (Newest First)
11-06-2010 07:46 PM
jackdale Been a little quiet.

This might liven things up, who said:

"It looks like frozen snot"
11-06-2010 12:14 PM
jenlansai
qoute answer

Quote:
Originally Posted by Delirious View Post
Chichester?

"If it's gonna happen, it's gonna happen out there."
Kurt Russel in Capt Ron
11-05-2010 07:19 PM
jackdale
Quote:
Originally Posted by erps View Post
Capt Ron again?
Ray

You will appreciate the irony.

William F. Buckley; he wrote some great sailing books.

Source - Buckley had a passion for sailing | The Post and Courier, Charleston SC - News, Sports, Entertainment
11-05-2010 03:29 PM
jackdale Not Capt Ron.
11-05-2010 01:43 PM
erps Capt Ron again?
11-05-2010 12:58 PM
jackdale My favourite quote is the one in my signature, but it is from a book.

I am going against type on this one. But it is very descrpitive.

Quote:
"You have shortened sail just a little, because you want more steadiness than you are going to get at this speed, the wind up to twenty-two, twenty-four knots, and it is late at night, and there are only two of you in the cockpit. You are moving at racing speed, parting the buttery sea as with a scalpel, and waters roar by, themselves exuberantly subdued by your powers to command your way through them. Triumphalism ... and the stars also seem to be singing together for joy."
11-05-2010 12:10 PM
stpabr Yes.....

Your turn
11-05-2010 11:41 AM
jackdale Drake?
11-05-2010 10:32 AM
stpabr
Quote:
Originally Posted by TxLnghrn View Post
Here's the next one:

"A small craft in an ocean is, or should be, a benevolent dictatorship".
..............Tristan Jones..............

While searching for an old Quote I read a while ago, I happened upon this old post...

I did find my old quote for my signature...

"It isn't that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better."
10-29-2008 12:20 PM
TxLnghrn Here's the next one:

"A small craft in an ocean is, or should be, a benevolent dictatorship".
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