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Search: Posts Made By: nickokelly
Forum: herSailNet 04-28-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,072
Posted By nickokelly
Hi Livia, I interviewed Nancy Erley for my...

Hi Livia,

I interviewed Nancy Erley for my book and she was great. She has circumnavigated twice now. While not always solo (she took paying crew at times), she has a great perspective on women...
Forum: herSailNet 04-20-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
I appreciate what you are saying. "Get" does...

I appreciate what you are saying. "Get" does have a connotation of manipulation doesn't it. In my book, I use that term ironically because you can't GET someone to buy into The Dream-which is...
Forum: herSailNet 04-20-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Which post(s) are you referring to? This "QUOTE"...

Which post(s) are you referring to? This "QUOTE" button is so handy for forum discussions.
Forum: herSailNet 04-19-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Gary, Listen man, you are not in as deep a...

Gary,

Listen man, you are not in as deep a pile of doo-doo as you think, and here's why: you know and are willing to acknowledge that there are issues outside of the boat that need to be worked...
Forum: herSailNet 04-19-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
ejanietx, Excellent points. First of...

ejanietx,

Excellent points.

First of all, we men can get so excited by the prospect of living out The Dream that we move too quickly. If our spouse doesn't appear to be keeping pace with our...
Forum: herSailNet 04-09-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Brad, that's the name of the game, because if she...

Brad, that's the name of the game, because if she isn't happy, the boat goes nowhere!

There was a study on risk aversion done by Riley and Chow in 1992 that concluded that women become less risk...
Forum: herSailNet 04-08-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Hey thanks!

Hey thanks. After all of my research and interviews, I am convinced that the VAST majority of us guys will NEVER go cruising without our wife/girlfriend/partner/etc fully on board with The Dream. ...
Forum: herSailNet 04-08-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Seems like your question is off-topic, but you...

Seems like your question is off-topic, but you answered the question yourself didn't you? There is nothing they could have done.

What does that have to do with raising your voice or making your...
Forum: herSailNet 04-08-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Yelling, shouting, etc.

Yelling, shouting, etc. I think the researchers mean using a voice with a higher volume than would otherwise be needed to be audible. Not sure about that to tell you the truth. Regardless, it...
Forum: herSailNet 04-08-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Some broad brush strokes here.

Sorry if I painted with too broad a brush here everyone. Of course raising your voice to be heard and of course raising your voice in an emergency are necessary. I don't think any reasonable sailor...
Forum: herSailNet 04-08-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Very well said Melissa. Listen to ATC...

Very well said Melissa.

Listen to ATC recordings of "Captain Sully," as he was about to ditch his plane (US Airways flight 1549) in the Hudson River. 155 people aboard, $60M plane, and he had to...
Forum: herSailNet 04-07-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
I think objectives are key. We "goal oriented"...

I think objectives are key. We "goal oriented" men seem all too ready to head out for whatever adventure might come. Ironic, and against stereotypical notions about men and women that having...
Forum: herSailNet 04-07-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Thanks for the interest, but you'll have to google me

Thanks for the interest, but I don't think the moderators of this site would appreciate me selling books on their forum. I respect the rules and don't want to come off as a commercial jerk.

You...
Forum: herSailNet 04-07-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Some men treat everything as an emergency.

I agree with you Sailingdog. As captain, you must act quickly and decisively to keep people (then the boat) safe if danger is imminent. If that means yelling, you absolutely should and must. ...
Forum: herSailNet 04-07-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Thanks everyone. I just wrote a book on the...

Thanks everyone. I just wrote a book on the subject, so the research and the words are in the front of my mind.
Forum: herSailNet 04-05-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
sck5 is right

sck5 is right about first impressions. We men have a really hard time remembering just how foreign this whole sailing concept might be for our wives, and we have totally unreasonable expectations of...
Forum: herSailNet 04-05-2010
Replies: 79
Views: 7,420
Posted By nickokelly
Right on Tom

You are on track. You definitely don't want to put your boat before your wife. That is a shortcut to sailing alone or not at all.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-05-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By nickokelly
It's painful living away from the ocean.

Karl, I feel your pain. My wife and I spend three years there in the Front Range when I was doing weather down at KUSA. We missed the ocean too much, and moved back to the SF Bay Area.

I think...
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