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Old 21-11-2010, 19:28   #1
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Lost my 2 sailboats and now stuck on land. Will get a bigger boat. What's a sailor to do?
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Old 21-11-2010, 19:34   #2
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I would say crew for awhile. But after loosing 2 boats I'm not sure.
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Old 21-11-2010, 19:43   #3
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Just curious, where/how did you lose two sailboats?
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Old 21-11-2010, 20:26   #4
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My advice would be sail on someone else's boat for awhile, as Delmarrey says.

Captain Ron: [telling how he lost his eye] Yeah, it happened when I went down off the coast of Australia.
Katherine Harvey: Your boat sank?
Captain Ron: No, no, no, no. Not my boat. My boss's boat. Yeah, we hit this reef. Huge son-of-a-bitch. Ran the whole coast.
Katherine Harvey: Wait. The Great Barrier Reef?
Captain Ron: You've heard of it, huh? Smart lady.
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Old 21-11-2010, 20:31   #5
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Welcome, and good luck finding another to tide you over... (pun intended)
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Old 21-11-2010, 20:42   #6
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The whale will get you next time, if it hasn't already. You're jinxed. Wonder how many captains would accept you, given the record.
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Old 21-11-2010, 23:28   #7
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Not on our boat mate. Unless you have a REALLY good excuse for losing two boats! (I mean, it's different if you found them again when you sobered up!)
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Old 22-11-2010, 00:33   #8
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Not on our boat mate. Unless you have a REALLY good excuse for losing two boats! (I mean, it's different if you found them again when you sobered up!)
Are you saying that's happened to you?
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Old 22-11-2010, 06:07   #9
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My advice would be sail on someone else's boat for awhile, as Delmarrey says.

Captain Ron: [telling how he lost his eye] Yeah, it happened when I went down off the coast of Australia.
Katherine Harvey: Your boat sank?
Captain Ron: No, no, no, no. Not my boat. My boss's boat. Yeah, we hit this reef. Huge son-of-a-bitch. Ran the whole coast.
Katherine Harvey: Wait. The Great Barrier Reef?
Captain Ron: You've heard of it, huh? Smart lady.
My boats did not sink. I lost them the old fashioned way, through divorce.
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Old 22-11-2010, 06:10   #10
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Old 22-11-2010, 06:57   #11
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My boats did not sink. I lost them the old fashioned way, through divorce.
Ahh... a honorable way to lose them, never mind, it was probably worth it.
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You didn't LOSE them! They were either a)stolen in an act of piracy or b) donated to a worthy cause, depending upon your point of view.
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My boats did not sink. I lost them the old fashioned way, through divorce.
Both in the same Divorce....?
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Old 22-11-2010, 17:12   #14
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Damn, I had originally mentioned that if you lost them via divorce, it was a different matter, entirely. Guess I should have stuck with my first inclination, as usual.

Hope third time's a charm for you. Welcome to the forum
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Hope you all have plenty of wind and lots of bluewater for Thanksgiving. Who needs a bird anyway. In fact I was down at the lock yesterday and yes I finally got a chance to see the loch ness monster.
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