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Old 01-08-2011, 05:29   #1
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Berthing Ability

Is it just me or does the ability to berth a boat decrease in direct proportion to the number of onlookers?
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Old 01-08-2011, 07:19   #2
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Old 01-08-2011, 07:47   #3
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Re: Berthing ability

Nah...it's everyone.
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Yeah, it's everyone, but, when you nail it first shot, everyone walks away and they don't watch out for you as much.
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Re: Berthing Ability

My problem must be confidence, when i am solo or when docking with no onlookers it always goes fine - first time.

As soon as i see someone watching or wanting to help out it starts to go pear shaped!
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Re: Berthing Ability

On a different note, when doing my sailing lessons, i found that a 40 foot fin keeled yacht was so much easier to berth than a 25ft motor cruiser, you'd never have thought
it till you did it!
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Now you know what it is like to be a pro golfer and have to sink that 5 foot putt worth a million bucks while the world watches.
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Now you know what it is like to be a pro golfer and have to sink that 5 foot putt worth a million bucks while the world watches.
The higher the pedestal, the longer the fall.
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Someone once asked Lee Trevino if there was a lot of pressure in a putt for a
million dollars. Trevino said "Nah, pressure is when you're playing somebody for 10 bucks and you've only got 5."
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Someone once asked Lee Trevino if there was a lot of pressure in a putt for a
million dollars. Trevino said "Nah, pressure is when you're playing somebody for 10 bucks and you've only got 5."
I like Lee Trevino. He hustled golf very well. Played with two clubs or a club and a Coke bottle.
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Lee was asked if he found it hard to keep up his skill level.
He said "Nah!!-its a golf GAME-not golf work"
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Ignore the onlookers! C
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