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Old 05-11-2010, 18:29   #1846
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The advantage of buddying together is one of you can stand watch over the others boat while it is on autopilot and therefore sleep.

I've known others who have done this although I've never tried it, but I think its a great concept for 2 or more solo sailers cruisers.
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Yeah, but who decides when to "go", i.e. the weather window? Maybe one buddy thinks it's time to go and the other doesn't? Maybe one person's boat goes way faster or much closer to the wind. Seems to me coming together on all that would require a lot of give and take. So might as well just get together on one of the boats. Move one, then the other.

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Which got me thinking, a slave! Ya' know there might be some advantages to that. No more arguments about whether to go North or South, peace and tranquility, modern slavery, the solution perhaps. I hear there are web sites where folks advertise wanting to be slaves, maybe that's the place to look for crew? Then again if ya' had a slave, you'd not only have to feed 'em, but clothe 'em, then take 'em to the doc and dentist, pay their taxes, all that stuff. I think that's what folks in the South saw would be the end of slavery, it just wasn't economically viable. Sheesh, one good idea after another lost here. What's a lesbian guy to do anyways?

Zee you still headed south in December?

Mate Ė you could always get yourself a gimp mask and gag. At least then you wonít get a headache from having to make all the decisions and do all the navigating? Just make sure you outline in your slave contract that your bottom is sacred. Otherwise it might become a painful passage (pun intended!).
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So who says the slave has to be a MALE slave? ya' know?
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ROFLMFAO....TOTALLY!!!! new screen time--my miso flew a bit... yipes....
so many concepts of bubby boat-- i like allof them-- my boat is slow but has simrad -- lol but on the other hand i own the lightest displacement formosa i have ever known-- usually are 19 ton--i have 14 ton..LOL.... i can use cast iron cookware!!!!LOL....

i like margos idea of buddyboating--lol...
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So who says the slave has to be a MALE slave? ya' know?
I think it might be even keel on the male/female thing. Nonetheless, there are other sites dedicated to this sort of thing. One in particular is quite social and not so sleazy with some pirate and cruising/adventuring groups. I really donít want to comment too much more in case the topic is construed wrongly by a moderator and I get another email about potentially offensive behaviour. Still, people do engage in all sorts of weird relationships on a consensual and respectable basis. Each too their own?
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ROFLMFAO....TOTALLY!!!! new screen time--my miso flew a bit... yipes....
so many concepts of bubby boat-- i like allof them-- my boat is slow but has simrad -- lol but on the other hand i own the lightest displacement formosa i have ever known-- usually are 19 ton--i have 14 ton..LOL.... i can use cast iron cookware!!!!LOL....

i like margos idea of buddyboating--lol...
Bugger, my Sinrad TP 20 has been playing up and I was at the helm for ten hours straight the other night, so that buddy thing sounds like a brilliant idea. Go to my boat and we could take your tiller pilot as a back-up? Mine seems to want to work as soon as it is outside of mobile phone reception.

The other real point is that the end of the day I would just be happy to have a boating buddy. Granted a female companion would be preferable especially after my last experience with a narcissist male mate. Nonetheless, the relationship does not really have to turn around anything sexual. If that did happen all the better? But it is not really my first priority. It would be just as nice to have someone on a similar wavelength to enjoy my sea-going experiences with.
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Margo! You are complicating things. That could happen on any boat. The root purpose again is to see if u can move together.

And to keep moving!
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I think I can see what you mean. But I"m still learning and just keeping myself going is challenge enough. Also keeping two boats together seems a complication. Two on a boat = perfect!
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But maybe and maybe not. Check out the "do you know anyone who quit" thread...
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