A small craft in an ocean is, or should be, a benevolent dictatorship.

— Tristan Jones

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If you can not arrive in daylight, then stand off well clear, and wait until dawn. After all, that's one of the things God made boats for- to wait in.

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I can't wait for the oil wells to run dry, for the last gob of black, sticky muck to come oozing out of some remote well. Then the glory of sail will return.

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A small craft in the ocean is, or should be, a benevolent dictatorship.

The skipper's brain is the vessel's brain and he must give up his soul to her, regardless of his own feelings or inclinations.

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