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  1. billy backstay

    5 things men should know about sailing with women

    One of best examples of Seamanship was in Tortola, or another island nearby, around 35 years ago. Solo guy short tacking a Swan 57 into a very narrow harbor chock a block full of boats at anchor or on moorings.  It was blowing at least 20, and he short tacked that boat, like it was big Laser, it...
  2. billy backstay

    5 things men should know about sailing with women

    Most marinas and clubs here have either floating docks, or ladders, if a fixed dock.  And yes, I agree that the Bogans who grab your line and make it fast to a cleat, or bollard, or piling, before one has "parked" the boat alongside the dock, are a PITA!!  If I throw a line to a dock attendant...
  3. billy backstay

    5 things men should know about sailing with women

    I heard that female pilots have changed the name from the "cockpit:, to the "box office"! :P




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