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Please add your favorite saying; I don't know the origin of this, It was told to me years ago by my flight instructor, but it applies very much to sailing also. " IT IS BETTER TO BE ON THE DOCK WISHING YOU WERE SAILING, THAN TO BE SAILING, WISHING YOU WERE ON THE DOCK"

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We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
And with that, CHEERS! To all my fellow sailors!
Always speak the truth, It is easier than trying to remember the lies you told..
A lie can make it half way around the world before truth has a chance to put its boots on. -Mr. Mark Twain
"I'd rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate. "
— George Burns
got some good stuff here on my coffee mug.

"If at first the idea is not absurb, then there is no hope for it." -Albert Einstein

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." -Gandhi

"People can not discover new lands if they do not have the courage to lose sight of the shore." -Andre Gide
lol...gotta laff---i give up alll land security looong ago t oreside aboard and ready f or looong term cruising life----any day to go saining is better than any day on a dock looking at the water wishing......

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