Some Pertinent Quotes

"The cabin of a small yacht is truly a wonderful thing;  not only will it shelter
you from a tempest, but from the other troubles in life, it is a safe retreat."
-L. Francist Herreshoff
 
"It's remarkable how quickly a good and favorable wind can sweep away the
maddening frustrations of shore living".
-Ernest K. Gann
 
 
"Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do
it drunk".
-Sir Francis Chichester while loading his boat with gin.
 
 
Maybe I will try to move up to Chichester's level of sailing.