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post #10 of Old 12-11-2006
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If you just got the boat, it is probably worth while hauling it. If barnacles have been on the gelcoat for a while, they can actually damage it and cause damage to the underlying laminate... nasty beasties...




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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
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

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