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The perfection of a yacht's beauty is that nothing should be there for only beauty's sake. (Quote by - John MacGregor)

Coal is a portable climate. It carries the heat of the tropics to Labrador and the polar circle; and it is the means of transporting itself whithersoever it is wanted. Watt and Stephenson whispered in the ear of mankind their secret, that a half-ounce of coal will draw two tons a mile, and coal carries coal, by rail and by boat, to make Canada as warm as Calcutta, and with its comfort brings its industrial power. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The sea is the same as it has been since before men ever went on it in boats. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

The week I was there, they launched 100 boats. Because I think it was 90 boats that were lost. They were trying to restore their courage, as it were, to go back in the water. (Quote by - Sister Shanini D'Souza)

I start from the premise that no object created by man is as satisfying to his body and soul as a proper sailing yacht.(Quote by - Arthur Beiser)

A lot of people ask me if I were shipwrecked, and could only have one book, what would it be? I always say 'How to Build a Boat(Quote by - Stephen Wright)

They'd want to get fresh milk, so it would be nothing to be on the lake and there's a cow on a boat. You have to remember - if you came out (to the lake) in the Victorian era, you'd have to have three trunks of clothes. Women changed their clothes three times a day. (Quote by - Don Lane)

When I get a chance to play golf or go on a boat with good people, take the boat out and put some lobsters on the grill, get the ice-cold beer and the cigars - that's heaven here on earth. (Quote by - Bernie Mac)

His quick thinking and knowledge of the system onboard Ericsson enabled him to lock the keel in the middle and keep sailing the boat to Cape Town . the safety of the crew and boat were in his hands and he did us proud. (Quote by - Neal McDonald)

We got a little wet. We got blasted, man. We were on top of a sub, on top of a boat, submerged underwater when we get thrown off the sub and the boat. It was winter there, and we were wearing wet suits, but you still get cold and damp. It was intense. (Quote by - Catherine Bell)

I want a boat that drinks 6, eats 4, and sleeps 2. (Quote by - Earnest K. Gann)

The first goal: Pass the tenth-place boat, which was five miles ahead of the Toshiba Wave Warrior, within the next 12 hours. The crew members did it. Then, they overtook the next boat and the one after that. Some 1,000 miles later, the Wave Warrior stormed into Boston in third place. The race was all about learning: The team that learned the fastest would win, . My ambition was for the crew to learn so well that they wouldn't need me. I really feel that a leader's goal should be to make himself redundant. (Quote by - Simon Walker)

It came to the surface in the mouth of a harbor seal. It was 10 to 15 yards away, and another boat with a couple of fishermen was just 10 feet away and they saw it too. Another boat was launching at the ramp and they saw it as well. Eight of us were right there and saw it. (Quote by - Larry Gatlin)

If a person is being issued a certificate who has little or no boating experience the implications for the safety of other boat users are concerning. (Quote by - James Stevens)

The Guru is the Ladder, the Guru is the Boat, and the Guru is the Raft to take me to the Lord's Name. The Guru is the Boat to carry me across the world-ocean; the Guru is the Sacred Shrine of Pilgrimage, the Guru is the Holy River. If it pleases Him, I bathe in the Pool of Truth, and become radiant and pure. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

We'll be one of the few facilities on Florida's East Coast with the ability of handling boats to 45 feet. Typically, a 40-foot center console boat will weigh 15,000 to 16,000 pounds. (Quote by - Joe Penovich)

This is a tremendously important boat. Hemingway spent so much of his life in Cuba and the boat played an integral role in his life while he was here. (Quote by - Dana Hewson)

I live on a boat, which is in the midst of renovation. I figure the good Lord will put me in the right place and hopefully I'll have the right clothes on. I think what we're going to do is bring the boat through the Panama Canal. My husband has always wanted to do that. So I think we'll do that and have the boat in Florida for the winter. (Quote by - Florence Henderson)

The lovely thing about cruising is that planning usually turns out to be of little use. (Quote by - Dom Degnon)

Currently, there are only around 1,500 to 2,000 boat auctions going at any one time on eBay. We are looking to help increase those numbers by showing boat dealers the importance of eBay as an advertising medium for their product. (Quote by - Jim Womack)

The small force that it takes to launch a boat into the stream should not be confused with the force of the stream that carries it along: but this confusion appears in nearly all biographies. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

Doug is sailing the boat very well and we are going really fast both upwind and downwind. I give a lot of credit to Don Kelly, the boat captain. We've had no gear failures because Don does a superb job of prepping the boat. He makes my job a lot easier. (Quote by - Chris Law)

We ended up with two miles worth of boats. We had 92 boats and more than 200 men who volunteered. (Quote by - Leon Tarnto)

The sea finds out everything you did wrong. (Quote by - Francis Stokes)

Bad cooking is responsible for more trouble at sea than all other things put together. (Quote by - Thomas Fleming Day)


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