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  •  Something so elemental about sailing. Using the (1+ / 0-)
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    Polly Syllabic

    sun and the earth's rotation as an energy source. Without the "iron wind", you need real skill.

    My husband once came up the coast by dead reck in fog and had the added problem that the Tatoosh Island beacon wasn't operating. They just decided at a certain point to bear east and hope they were at the strait. Luckily they were! That blind listening for waves on rocks to know how close to land you are is a very humbling experience!

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