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Flying will give us a gain of some five weeks versus shipping, and is the only way to get GBR 78 there in time for the sailing team to practice on two new generation boats and tune up the second boat prior to the start of the Louis Vuitton Cup. (Quote by - Peter Harrison)

There are three sorts of people; those who are alive, those who are dead, and those who are at sea. (Quote by - Old Capstan Chantey attributed to Anacharsis, 6th Century BC)

To the question, When were your spirits at the lowest ebb? the obvious answer seemed to be, When the gin gave out. (Quote by - Sir Francis Chichester)

All a manatee needs, we have found, is a chance to get out of the way of an oncoming boat. We have scientific proof that manatees can sense a boat and attempt to move away. A fast boat doesn't give the slow moving animal an opportunity to get out of the way. (Quote by - Patti Thompson)

In the mornings we would get there early and design the boats. We built four boats a day and then would test them out. (Quote by - Ben Hudson)

If you can't repair it, maybe it shouldn't be on board. (Quote by - Lin and Larry Pardey)

There is no river at all, and no boat, and no boatman.(Quote by - There is no earth, no sky, no time, no thing, no shore, no ford!. )

I've been around boats all my life, so I decided to get into the boat business. We've had our ups and downs throughout the years, like most businesses. (Quote by - Robert Nelems)

We have seen 60 or more animals in Moss Landing Harbor near the boat launch. If fishermen are speeding out of the north harbor in the dark at 5 a.m., the likelihood of boat strikes is fairly high. (Quote by - Karl Mayer)

The boats came, and they were only taking a few people at a time, so what happened was they took a boat and said, 'We can have two more children', so the boys went. (Quote by - Anna Lee)

Well. this is actually an old Hellenic quote. but here we go. 'If you see a boat on the top tip of a mountain, be sure, there is only one thing in this world with the power to have pulled or driven it up there'. Know what it is? (Quote by - Zafeiris K.)

The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure thing boat never gets far from shore. (Quote by - Dale Carnegie)

There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea. (Quote by - Joseph Conrad)

I'm happy every time we can go out and execute our race plan well. It was a good start because each boat went out and raced with the type of speed they'll need to when they face some of our tougher competitors, even when they got some separation from the boat next to them. I definitely think we have more speed ? we'll find it. (Quote by - James Egan)

If you boat a lot, you're known as a boating enthusiast. I like to boat, but I just don't want to ever be referred to as a 'boating enthusiast'. I hope they call me 'a guy who likes to boat'. (Quote by - Mitch Hedberg)

Did he fall overboard? Did he just walk off the boat and disappear? Was it accidental, was it deliberate? Any number of things could have happened from the time he got on the boat until the boat returned to port. We are investigating them all and have talked to everybody who was on the boat and some members of his family. (Quote by - Savannah Trotinksy)

The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Like watermen who look astern while they row the boat ahead. (Quote by - Plutarch)

Five to 10 years ago, fans were not a factor. We have more fans following us now than ever before. For me, they've become part of the challenge. When I pull to a stop, I factor in how many boats are behind me and what those boats will do to the fish. (Quote by - Michael Iaconelli)

The chance for mistakes is about equal to the number of crew squared. (Quote by - Ted Turner)

I heard a loud noise up in the front of the boat. They had heard about the surrender, and word spread throughout the boat. Nurses were jumping up and down, and hugging and kissing us. It was nice. (Quote by - Charles Singley)

It's like fishing -- you got to get that first one in the boat. Once you get that first one, the skunk is off the boat and everything's cool from then on. You've got to get that first one. Once he gets the first one, I know he'll be fine. (Quote by - Dusty Baker)

The hardest thing to remember is that what we each really want is the truth of our lives, good or bad. Not rocking the boat is an illusion that can only be maintained by the unspoken agreement not to feel and in the long run it never really works. Let go of saving the boat and save the passengers instead. (Quote by - Kenny Loggins)

I hate that we ended up with 71 boats, but we did the right thing. I can understand why a lot of guys didn't want to go. We've got a lot of custom-built boats that cost several million dollars (and fishermen) who just didn't want to risk it in 11- to 14-foot seas forecast for later in the weekend. (Quote by - Bobby Carter)

People's appetites for big boats continue to grow. I don't think it's a conspicuous consumption phenomena. I think it reflects the fact that people want to go further and further on their boats; they want to be independent from land. (Quote by - Jim Gilbert)

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