Cheap Bluewater Boats!!!

…DO NOT EXIST. SO STOP WITH THE STUPID TERMINOLOGY!!!

I’m copying this post I put up on my BFSails Facebook page because I’m hoping that the next batch of sailboat-buying newbies will find this via Google and avoid getting suckered into 40-year-old “bluewater boats” that will cost you WAY MORE than you think and provide you WAY LESS than you need for long-term cruising….

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Beware Garmin’s ActiveCaptain!

Are you a member of Garmin’s ActiveCaptain? Or are you considering becoming one? If so, have you¬†actually¬†read the new Terms of Use you must to agree to?

The bottom line is that you should be extremely careful what information (“User Submissions”) you share on that platform. Why?

Because you are taking on a virtually unprecedented amount of liability in doing so.

For example, if you were the one that placed one of these anchorage markers on the north side of Vieques several years ago…

That picture above of the exploding boat above could very well happen.

And YOU’LL be legally liable for it…not Garmin.

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Pining Chuckleheads?

I hear that the Chucklehead Posse over on SN is speculating that I’m “trolling” them over there via sock-puppet, with something about a Bene and Cape Horn? Nope. Sorry fellas.

You “keyboard salts” actually think you’re worth my valuable time? Look, I tried. But I can only help ignorant blowhards so much before I just have to move on. And I’ve definitely moved on. Heh.

Now – back to sailing FIASCO!

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