The origin of Messing About In Sailboats

  • The original quote is from Kenneth Grahame's Wind In the Willows: "There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats."

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February 09, 2011



No thanks. I'll stay down there and watch.

Joe "Scotch, anyone?" Rouse

Me too.

Adam Turinas

Cluck, cluck


Yes, I'm chicken.

I guess between Joe and me you've got Scotch eggs.

o docker

Going UP the mast is never the problem.

Daniel Watt

I took this one. Going up at the dock is fine but the real adventure is while underway. In this case we had to install the wind instruments that were somehow forgotten when stepping the mast.

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