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Being hove to in a long gale is the most boring way of being terrified I know. (Quote by - Donald Hamilton)

We were sailing the boat faster and faster as the week went along. Boat speed is always the key and we were able to come back in a bunch of races. We were real deep today and worked our way through the fleet. (Quote by - Russell Coutts)

I believe that the captain started to try to steer into the waves from this speedboat. When he turned, the left side of our boat, and the front of the boat, started to take on water. This caused the boat to roll over very quickly, throwing everyone into the water. (Quote by - Russell Quick)

The boat was overloaded with more than 70 people in it. Passengers panicked when water started seeping in and some people jumped into the river, shaking the boat which toppled and capsized. (Quote by - Anil Kumar)

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now. (Quote by - Martin Luther King Jr.)

A tourist remains an outsider throughout his visit; but a sailor is part of the local scene from the monent he arrives. (Quote by - Anne Davison)

Ships are the nearest things to dreams that hands have ever made. (Quote by - Robert N. Rose)

Some years ago never mind how long precisely having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. (Quote by - H. Melville)

There is a need for a fleet of such boats. Each boat could serve a cluster of villages and thus reach tens of thousands of people. (Quote by - Sanjoy Hazarika)

There's a big charter boat in San Diego. I wake up at 5 o'clock in the morning, get on the charter boats and won't come back until the next day. (Quote by - Joel Zumaya)

I took it from the AC Acts. I like change and taking people out of the comfort zone. It makes them better. If two boats are fun, six boats are a show. I have always thought it was a waste of great talent to have 6 of the 10 sitting around with nothing to do on the last day. Now they will have fun, fight for money and provide a greater spectacle. (Quote by - Randy Smith)

Out of sight of land the sailor feels safe. It is the beach that worries him. (Quote by - Charles G. Davis)

We lie and listen to the hissing waves, Wherein our boat seems sharpening its keel, Which on the sea's face all unthankful graves An arrowed scratch as with a tool of steel. (Quote by - John Davidson)

Ships are the nearest thing to dreams that hands have ever made. (Quote by - Robert N. Rose)

We've played too hard and gone through too much to go home with something negative. They're in the same boat as us. I think we're the captain of the ship, though, but they're on the boat. (Quote by - Cliff Floyd)

We must get out of the boat, but don't get out before He tells you to walk or you might sink. (Quote by - Debra Roberts)

This is two firsts for the city. It's the first marina within the city limits, and it's the first time the boat show has been able to expand and put boats in their natural habit, the water. (Quote by - Pat Dowling)

You have a series of old boats, you have some very new expensive boats and we can't control the price of fuel. (Quote by - Robin Taylor)

I'll launch 130 boats (on the Illinois River) between Easter and Memorial Day. I can launch any boat in about 45 minutes. The best day I ever had was when we launched 12 in one day but I had a lot of help. (Quote by - Jim Wirt)

I don't oppose the boat ramp; I actually personally support a boat ramp if it's properly sized and designed. (Quote by - James Olson)

One of the biggest insurance mistakes boat owners make is endorsing their boats onto their homeowners policies, which may not cover their losses from a major storm. (Quote by - Scott Hall)

The combination of additional law enforcement, increased education and a boating public that has become more aware have made this a pretty safe area, . We have had a few minor boating accidents, including one after the Jimmy Buffett concert (at Riverbend Music Center Aug. 21), but nothing serious. (Quote by - Frank Floyd)

The important aspect of this show is the number of boats. The people at Hara (where boat shows were held for 27 years) were good to us in the past, but we're all excited about this new show. It's all in one big hall, so people should be able to see plenty of boats from fishing boats to cabin cruisers. (Quote by - Chad Taylor)

Anyone desperate enough for suicide.should be desperate enough to go to creative extremes to solve problems: elope at midnight, stow away on the boat to New Zealand and start over, do what they always wanted to do but were afraid to try. (Quote by - Richard Bach)

Prevention is, as in other aspects of seamanship, better than cure. (Quote by - Sir Robin KnoxJohnston)


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