“Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.”
Clearly, this is very true!! I’m now working on being better at the helm during rougher seas. I’ll keep you posted!
“Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk.”
This could be applied to many of the general things we do! I love a man who will come out and say it straight.
“It isn’t that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better.”
Only one who has spent time at sea can attest to this. It is like an addiction once you taste.