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Old 01-02-2012, 02:08   #1
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What would make you hang up your oil skins ?

What would make you hang up your oil skins and say “enough is enough”?
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A pilothouse with all lines leading inside and with a diesel heater of course.
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Re: What would make you hang up your oil skins ?

Does any one still use oil skins these days,

I had a set given to me years ago, They are disgusting, dirty, oily, smelly things,
I refuse to wear them,

I have wet weather gear, That is comfortable, easy to clean, light weight, and very warm when it gets freezing cold,
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Re: What would make you hang up your oil skins ?

Isn't Nostrodamus referring to "giving up sailing", rather than giving up oilskins?
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Isn't Nostrodamus referring to "giving up sailing", rather than giving up oilskins?
Please take it which ever way you read it...
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Re: What would make you hang up your oil skins ?

Since I got into sailing to travel, if I won the lottery and could travel in high style instead I would probably lose interest in the sailing part!

Might charter a boat here and there that is already in a nice place if the weather was good.
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Illness / old age could be a powerful reason: when I'm not able to hoist the sails and raise the anchor, I'll probably lose interest in sailing.

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Not having fun.
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Not having fun.
Good first post! The details aren't really important.
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Re: What would make you hang up your oil skins ?

Having to wear oilies again.
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Re: What would make you hang up your oil skins ?

southern lattitudes.... Rarely saw them south of florida....
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A convenient place to hang up oil skins (or any wet gear) would certainly make me hang them up. Been trying to find that place for five years.
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A convenient place to hang up oil skins (or any wet gear) would certainly make me hang them up. Been trying to find that place for five years.
yeah. Wet lockers are fast becoming a thing of the past.

We hang our wet foulies in the forward shower, which is a stand-alone shower. Thank goodness we don't have to hang oilskins in there.
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