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Triston Jones

“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.” -Tristan Jones

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Joshua Slocum

“The days pass happily with me wherever my ship sails.” – Joshua Slocum

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Joseph conrad

“Any fool can carry on, but a wise man knows how to shorten sail in time.”- Joseph Conrad

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Red sky in morning

“Red sky in morning, sailors take warning. Red sky at night, sailor’s delight”

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Joshua Slocum

“To young men contemplating a voyage I would say go.” – Joshua Slocum

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Sir Francis Drake

“It isn’t that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better.” -Sir Francis Drake

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Ellen MacArthur

“Never in my life before have I experienced such beauty, and fear at the same time”- Ellen MacArthur

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Lin and Larry Pardey

“If you can’t repair it, maybe it shouldn’t be on board.” -Lin and Larry Pardey

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Herman Melville

“Some years ago, never mind how long precisely, having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world.” … Continue reading

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Sir Francis Chichester

“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.

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Francis Stokes

“The sea finds out everything you did wrong.” – Francis Stokes