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Old 17-08-2011, 07:27   #61
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Re: Single-Hander on Watch

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No worries. I'm anchored in Oyster Bay and preparing to singlehanded down south right now. She's close, but I still need to move some stuff around and route lines etc.
Wow, nice boat your Allied Luders 33 - seems to be real "blue water" boat. See: Allied Luders

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Old 17-08-2011, 07:48   #62
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I really like her, but that write up isn't quite correct. He'd already pretty much completed his circumnavigation in a smaller boat. He got the Luders 33 in the Caribbean. I don't think he ever crossed an ocean in, but it ended up in Hawaii at some point.

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Old 21-08-2011, 08:16   #63
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Maybe I'm being unreasonably skittish. Single-handing for more than a few hours is HARD work, I found out. And not for the faint of heart.
Ask people with experience and skittish is good, if you can understand it, then you are perfectly reasonable.. Fearless people generally get themselves killed. Unfortunately, they rarely go alone. As you said "unless you have to." or can become comfortable knowing what you face, why would you (or anyone).

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Re: Single-Hander On Watch

Anyone interested in singlehanding should check this guy out..

Introduction to the junk-rigged Corribee Mingming

Mingming & the Art of Minimal Ocean ... - Google Books

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