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Old 07-07-2013, 17:23   #46
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Re: 1000 Ways To get Hurt

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This is also important when I am doing the most dangerous manoeuvre in sailing: Getting into/out of the dinghy at night when drunk.
I was going to say that almost all my wife's and my "hurts" on the boat are later traced back to panic type things that resulted in us trying to move/respond too fast.

But then Mark came up with something that makes you wonder how any of us make it past the first few months of boat ownership!
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Old 08-07-2013, 19:11   #47
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Re: 1000 Ways To get Hurt

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Have you considered writing a instruction book on the proper way to sail. Your way to nice, but a good editor will take care of that...

Thanks to your expert opinion I now know what scoobert did wrong, but
nothing at all about how you manage to get "one or two...boat bites...each trip" Care to share a specific "bite", or two.
Hi, Andrew. I just came back from two anchorages & the Americas Cup. Sorry about the one-boat "race."

scoobert does a LOT of things wrong, including how he approaches writing on this forum, but since you asked me what "I" have done, try this, for starters:

"101" Series - Quick Links to "Popular" Topics

Thanks for asking.

"Boat bites?" Bumps galore on a boat. The older you get the more thin-skinned you get. Maybe except for me???
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Old 08-07-2013, 21:36   #48
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Re: 1000 Ways To get Hurt

Thanks Stu, and welcome back...

Saved the link...

As a man that can't have a coffee table in the LR because of his klutziness
I appreciate any warnings I can garner from those who have found other ways
to hurt themselves in ways that cause them to invent new cuss words too.


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