ht, are you commenting from personal experience, or simply failing to follow the forum's "be nice" rule
for no reason?
I made a comment about relative and subjective perception of dangers, and you raise the issue of being drunk?
Lifelines were, for many years, not found on professional racing
boats and were eventually installed only after various racing
authorities implemented rules to require them, against the loud objections of the skippers and owners.
risk of sailing is
drowning. To be perfectly logical about safety
, one only needs to avoid puttering around on boats on the sea, and one avoids that danger
entirely. Going to sea without need? That's the danger
. Lifelines? Mitigate a danger that can be totally avoided by staying on the farm.
Although of course, sailing without
lifelines will still get you safely away from that farm equipment
which makes farming one of the world's most dangerous occupations.
Have a pint, and stop to consider whether the mug is half empty, or half full.