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#sailing

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I use filming as an excuse to take classes. I got my certification in sailing for 'Wedding Crashers,' and now I can handle a 26-foot boat. I played a seamstress once, so I took sewing classes. I love dipping into these other lives.


Rachel McAdams


#classes #dipping #excuse #filming #got

To reach a port we must set sail – Sail, not tie at anchor Sail, not drift.


Franklin D. Roosevelt


#perseverance #progress #sailing #sea #perseverance

They loved the sea. They taught themselves to sail, to navigate and read the weather. Without their mother's knowledge and long before she thought them old enough to sail outside the harbor, they were piloting their catboat all the way to the Isles of Shoals. They were on the return leg of one such excursion when the fickle weather of early spring took an abrupt turn and the sky darkened and the sun vanished and the wind came squalling off the open sea. They were a half mile from the harbor when the storm overtook them. The rain struck in a slashing torrent and the swells hove them so high they felt they might be sent flying--then dropped them into troughs so deep they could see nothing but walls of water the color of iron. They feared the sail would be ripped away. Samuel Thomas wrestled the tiller and John Roger bailed in a frenzy and both were wide-eyed with euphoric terror as time and again they were nearly capsized before at last making the harbor. When they got home and Mary Margaret saw their sodden state she scolded them for dunces and wondered aloud how they could do so well in their schooling when they didn't have sense enough to get out of the rain.


James Carlos Blake


#sailing #sea #home

Back on the ferry, I sip some vodka on the rocks and have a chat with God. Me: (desperately) What the *&%$# am I going to do? God: Me: (surprised) Really? After all those Sundays of being a back up singer for Jesus, you got nothing to say? God: Me: (humbly) Help me out here.


Lexis De Rothschild


#lexis-de-rothschild #novella #sailing #love

With this idea, being a man with long experience of the sea (and they certainly have a great advantage over other men in any sort of task)...


Garcilaso de la Vega


#oceans #sailing #sea #experience

She found out that having something to do prevented you from feeling seasick, and that even a job like scrubbing a deck could be satisfying, if it was done in a seamanlike way. She was very taken with this notion, and later on she folded the blankets on her bunk in a seamanlike way, and put her possessions in the closet in a seamanlike way, and used 'stow' instead of 'tidy' for the process of doing so. After two days at sea, Lyra decided that this was the life for her.


Philip Pullman


#pirates #sail #sailing #sea #seafaring

What she really loved was to hang over the edge and watch the bow of the ship slice through the waves. She loved it especially when the waves were high and the ship rose and fell, or when it was snowing and the flakes stung her face.


Kristin Cashore


#sailing #ship #love

hark, now hear the sailors cry, smell the sea, and feel the sky let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic...


Van Morrison


#ocean #sailing #sea #ocean

I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full.


Arthur Ashe


#best #boat #dark #doing #full

Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.


John Updike


#fiction #hugging #open #poetry #sailing






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