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Topic Review (Newest First)
06-26-2011 10:46 PM
tdw well done and well said.
06-26-2011 10:36 PM
BentSailor
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Perhaps not but, It still goes in the Best F****** Sail memory file and that's what counts
Damn straight I wouldn't swap the memories and connection we had yesterday for the world. I'm sure (well, I hope) we'll have more exciting days on the water in years ahead, but I know that yesterday is going to outshine them all when I look back in twenty years time. Like the first time I held them, establishing a connection with my boys always shines brightest in my recollections.

Thanks guys
06-26-2011 10:03 PM
smackdaddy
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Originally Posted by poopdeckpappy View Post
Perhaps not but, It still goes in the Best F****** Sail memory file and that's what counts
Huzzah!!!!!
06-26-2011 09:56 PM
poopdeckpappy
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Originally Posted by BentSailor View Post
Perhaps not a tale for everyone,
Perhaps not but, It still goes in the Best F****** Sail memory file and that's what counts
06-26-2011 06:40 PM
knothead
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Originally Posted by BentSailor View Post
What I can say is that while we didn't speak much on the water, my son & I were communicating more than we have in months.
I can't speak as a father, but I can as a son of a sailor. Those times of silent communion will remain with him for a lifetime and will be a source of strength for him in tough times. probably for you as well. It's good that you cherish them.
06-26-2011 05:41 PM
MikeinLA Bent, you are blessed. My son went sailing with me only once and suffered severe motion sickness. He never wanted to go again. Luckily, that one day was Father's Day and my Dad was aboard, so we had all 3 generations out for the day. Friends on board videotaped the day. Now that my Dad is gone, I cherish that video and the memories of that fine day.

Mike
06-26-2011 03:18 PM
smackdaddy Goodonya Bent! Sounds like a hell of a day. Just having taken my dad out for our inaugural sail a few weeks ago....it's the best thing in the world just being together out there.
06-26-2011 01:04 PM
rbrasi I'll be bringing my 14 year old son on board for the first time in early July. I am anticipating the usual 'are we there yet?' types of questions. I think the biggest challenge will be to keep him occupied.
06-26-2011 12:56 PM
rats319 My son is coming to visit for the summer. When i asked him what he wanted to do first, he said "Is the boat ready, I want to go sailing." I'm glad he enjoys it as mush as i do.
06-26-2011 10:47 AM
Faster Finding an activity your growing children will be happy to continue to participate in with you is a priceless thing.

Our son had no choice, he was sailing from the time he was 18 days old, but he raced with us through his teens and now owns his own boat and races that and OPBs... it's very gratifying.

Way to go, Bent!
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