sailing & fear

I can’t say as I’ve ever experienced a fear like this, as most of my sailing has been on smaller inland Michigan lakes.  sailing out of sight of shore on one of the Great Lakes on a small dinghy like a Sunfish is probably not the wisest decision anyway, as conditions on the Great Lakes can change very rapidly!

Found at http://www.despair.com/fear.html

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10 Responses to “sailing & fear”


  1. 1 Baydog March 1, 2012 at 7:48 pm

    Does any one know where the love of God goes
    When the waves turn the minutes to hours?

  2. 2 o docker March 1, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead
    When the skies of November turn gloomy.

  3. 3 o docker March 1, 2012 at 8:35 pm

    Your one fish and two are bones to be chewed
    When the gales of November come early.

  4. 5 my2fish March 1, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    “Superior,” they said, “never gives up her dead
    when the gales of November come early!”

  5. 6 my2fish March 1, 2012 at 8:49 pm

    the great Gitche Gumee will probably be the last of the Great Lakes I sail my Sunfish on.

  6. 7 o docker March 1, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    A fine Flemish, indeed, and an example of the coil’s versatility.

    Handy for line stowage and a lovely seasonal decoration, too.

  7. 9 Doc Häagen-Dazs March 2, 2012 at 11:09 am

    Once, at the islands about ten years ago, we had some conditions and circumstances…. I won’t disclose anything about either other than my searing memory recalls that the feeling deep in my soul (stomach), was “What am I doing here?” Unforgettable.


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