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Old 02-12-2016, 10:43   #211
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Sheez, guys. Thanks. You're reinforcing why I remain single and sail solo
Oh stop!

There are times to have the "right" person aboard. Like when you launch off a big wave and slam, throwing spray clear over the boat and the sea washes the deck. That's a great feeling, but it's nicer to share. A non-boater is no fun, they're just white knuckled, and an old salt thinks it's just another wave. That special person though, you can turn to, both smiling though soaking wet, and without a word share a moment.
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Oh stop!

There are times to have the "right" person aboard. Like when you launch off a big wave and slam, throwing spray clear over the boat and the sea washes the deck. That's a great feeling, but it's nicer to share. A non-boater is no fun, they're just white knuckled, and an old salt thinks it's just another wave. That special person though, you can turn to, both smiling though soaking wet, and without a word share a moment.
I totally agree. I wouldn't be boating if solo all the time. To each their own.

Sharing with your loved one is everything.
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When I was 19 I took the family boat from Toronto to the Bahamas. I was mostly on my own but picked up crew (women) here and there.
A year after my return club Stop correcting "member" was doing the same trip and asked me for advice . I said" don't yell at your wife" when he returned he said it was the best advice of the trip .
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Sheez, guys. Thanks. You're reinforcing why I remain single and sail solo
We kinda figured that. Thanks for confirming.
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Comments recently did make me laugh... and also shows deeper problems in existing relationships than just sailing issues..

Looks like the fox is watching the hen house.
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I bet you sail alone a lot don't you?
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Do you seriously believe this?
I wouldn't pay it much mind. He tends to stir it up on other threads as well.
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Well yea. When I sail with my wife she refuses to do anything. Says she doesn't know how. She can't or won't even hold the tiller never mind steer. As a result I've learned how to get it to self steer. Yelling has no effect on her (prozac) but it makes me feel better.
Just curious...Does she take the Prozc for her or for you.
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We kinda figured that. Thanks for confirming.

Naw, CelestialSailor, Mac doesn't stir up a thing in me
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i have met many with whom FRIENDSHIP is possible, but yet to meet anyone date-able.
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Like all mushrooms are edible, once.
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Everyone is date able. Once.
Now Weavis, Z is not single..she has Bubba! It wouldn't be fair competition.
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I totally agree. I wouldn't be boating if solo all the time. To each their own.

Sharing with your loved one is everything.
Come on, all. I am defending what is really a great state of mind and not a pathological condition. Tomorrow, I'm sailing with 3 girlfriends and a guy who might pass the "more than just friends stage." I am not going to hold by breath though or change who I am to make it happen. I love my independence, freedom, low stress and super happy life. Why would I change that for just anyone who doesn't fully embrace this lifestyle, have similar longterm goals or a toolbox that's more impressive than mine
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Come on, all. I am defending what is really a great state of mind and not a pathological condition. Tomorrow, I'm sailing with 3 girlfriends and a guy who might pass the "more than just friends stage." I am not going to hold by breath though or change who I am to make it happen. I love my independence, freedom, low stress and super happy life. Why would I change that for just anyone who doesn't fully embrace this lifestyle, have similar longterm goals or a toolbox that's more impressive than mine
Sound serious if you're talking "Toolbox" already.
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Come on, all. I am defending what is really a great state of mind and not a pathological condition. Tomorrow, I'm sailing with 3 girlfriends and a guy who might pass the "more than just friends stage." I am not going to hold by breath though or change who I am to make it happen. I love my independence, freedom, low stress and super happy life. Why would I change that for just anyone who doesn't fully embrace this lifestyle, have similar longterm goals or a toolbox that's more impressive than mine
Good on you! Solo is fine, but limiting in experiences in my opinion. Another to "get you in trouble" and foil your own foibles is much more fun. Gamayun, you have the right attitude imo.
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Why would I change that for just anyone who doesn't fully embrace this lifestyle, have similar longterm goals or a toolbox that's more impressive than mine
Hmmm.......I'm thinking

Okay, PM sent.

I decided I didn't want to open a public can of worms.
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