Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 14-05-2010, 07:11   #31
Freelance Delivery Skipper..
 
boatman61's Avatar

Community Sponsor
Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: UK/Portugal
Posts: 20,198
Images: 2
Send a message via Skype™ to boatman61
pirate

Quote:
Originally Posted by sailstoo View Post
Ah yes...inner peace. That and taking a good diesel mechanic along will get you far.
And learning to sail your boat well "In spite" of the diesel/outboard will get you a lot farther...
Too much emphasis/reliance on engines to get you out of trouble needs an extremely long range radio to call for help as back up...
Practice picking up moorings under sail... if you've got quiet docks nearby try coming alongside under sail... learning to sail slow can often be more important than sailing fast..
It does wonders for your "Inner Peace"...

Enjoy your boat.. and as the previous poster said.. watch that ballast..
__________________


Born To Be Wild
boatman61 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Your great, great [big number] great grandparents might have been cruisers, too. steve_hendry Off Topic Forum 1 18-02-2010 11:35
I've Just Had a Great Idea! hombre Multihull Sailboats 8 17-01-2010 12:28
Great Sail, Great Gale, a Little Carnage and Lessons Learned CharlieCobra Seamanship & Boat Handling 7 08-12-2007 18:05
hello everyone! I have a great idea matty133 Meets & Greets 22 14-10-2007 13:27
Saw a Great Idea in Greece swagman Boat Ownership & Making a Living 1 23-04-2006 22:23



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 17:20.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.