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“Old Man Sailing” - John Passmore

Kukri

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On spinnaker handling single handed:

Once one has attained the status of an Old Man there is far less pressure on being a Real Man.”

Brilliantly written discursive ramble through his decision to avoid the First Lockdown by going to sea in his Rival 32 and circumnavigating the Azores from Walton on Naze via Shetland and Rockall.

I haven’t enjoyed a cruise yarn so much in ages.
 
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