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And juice boxes. Plenty of juice boxes. Like at least a dozen.
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Could be done: A few items to think about;
1. He would have to stay on the 'SunFish'.
2. He would need a support vessel to carry his beer and other foods. Unless he really really likes shusi.
3. His supplies would have to be floated off the support vessel for the reason they can't touch but the bikini babes on said support vessel will be flaunting their lovelyness for moral support... or is that immoral support??
4. There are a few other rules; but my imagination is stuck on rule three 'bikini babes.'

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You should learn on just one popsicle stick and only move up after you've spent a few years on that.
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Do I need classes before I sail on the popsicle sticks? I am leaning towards US sailing....
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I happen to know from personal experience that a sunfish is just big enough to hold a full case of beer in the hull with you! You just need to plan your waypoints very, very carefully!
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I am going to do one of them circus navigation things in a zodiac. I have heard about the dangers of shipping containers when single handing and to make the zodiac a bit more rugged and not puncture on impact, I have taken precautions and have filled the tubes with rebar and cement. All ropes on board have been changed to chains as well as that stuff don't chafe.
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Do I need classes before I sail on the popsicle sticks? I am leaning towards US sailing....
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You don't need classes, but I recommend you start with a toothpick and work your way up. You can buy a toothpick cheap and they're easily pocketable so you can sail every weekend until you have more experience.

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Funny. Since I resumed visiting this site a few months ago, I've had the feeling that a certain number of posters are not really sailors, but people just passing the time on the Internet. No one who has spent significant time on a sailboat could pose these types of questions.
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Funny. Since I resumed visiting this site a few months ago, I've had the feeling that a certain number of posters are not really sailors, but people just passing the time on the Internet. No one who has spent significant time on a sailboat could pose these types of questions.
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