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Old 22-09-2016, 10:43   #16
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Re: Books and Movies NOT to take on a Voyage

Master and Commander. Very long and boring movie

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Old 22-09-2016, 10:52   #17
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Zardoz.

Just because it's likely the worst movie ever made....
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Old 22-09-2016, 11:11   #18
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Zardoz.

Just because it's likely the worst movie ever made....
No, That has to go to the "Treasure of the Sierra Madre" IMO, not one of Bogart's best. Oscars or not, terrible. Hell the Blob was better than that! Ugh
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Old 22-09-2016, 11:23   #19
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"Cape Fear."


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Old 22-09-2016, 11:25   #20
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1. Jaws

2. Jaws 2

3. Any of the Shark Weeks on DVD

4. Moby Dick

5. No Giant Squid DVD's





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Old 22-09-2016, 11:29   #21
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And what's wrong with The Caine Mutiny may I ask?

Damn good case study of how NOT to be a skipper!

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Old 22-09-2016, 12:03   #22
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All is Lost should be viewed prior to leaving and while at sea. It's a primer on what NOT to do when cruising.
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Hi,
already a very good collection, even if I do not support all of the suggestions.
My cent:
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The Lifeboat
Fourteen - A daughters memoir of Adventure, Sailing and Survival

Movies:
The Deep
Beast Creatures
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And what's wrong with The Caine Mutiny may I ask?

Damn good case study of how NOT to be a skipper!

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When Maralyn and Maurice Baily took to their life raft after a whale sunk their boat Maralyn managed to grab 2 books. A dictionary and one by the Hiscocks (i think)
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Crew: "But sir, it is just a movie!"

Very good, Willie. Carry on!

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I liked and appreciated the question and most of the suggestions because they brought smiles to my face, and a couple even added a chuckle to my throat, BUT, the good intent of Steady Hand aside, are there any known to be potential trouble if noticed by authorities in the wrong place? It occurs to me that gun magazines (of the printed type) might rise suspicions that lead to difficulties, as might the odd Playboy magazine, Debbie Does Dallas or even more provocative materials that I feel must undoubtedly exist.

Was the almost-silent one with Robert Redford mentioned? -I just re-reviewed the responses and saw it, All is Lost.
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My ex-wife did not want to get back on the boat after seeing Jaws - Belleville, ON on Lake Ontario. I completely disagree with the comment on Master and Commander. I think it is a terrific movie and shows the sea very realistically.
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"Hugo, How Two Boys Learned of Life from a Killer Shark." Clunky title, but a good story.
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The Shallows. ;-) b.
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