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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 02:11 PM
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Ladies how much does the size of a man's boat.
matter,would you prefer a large boat or a smaller boat?Or does the size of his boat matter at all?Just something I was wondering,maybe I have boat envy?
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northzax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 02:34 PM
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1. depends on the boat.
I'm not your target audience here, but there is a heirarchy.

1: Nuclear Submarine
2: Nuclear Aircraft Carrier


but, since those are, well, not in most continent's budgets, we have to move on. there are several qualifying factors that should be taking into account. They are, not in order of importance: locomotion form (power or sail), size, materials used in construction, size of crew you need to run it.

Obviously, the most important thing is the wood. A wooden boat trumps a fibreglass one any day (hey, you either got wood, or you don't)
Next is power source (can your boat handle itself in natural conditions (sail) or do you need a motor to get it running? an equivalent sail boat trumps a motor yacht.
Size is next, but it wraps in with crew. If it's so big that you can't dock it without help, no one wants a piece of that, right? but if it's small enough that it doesn't fill your average dock, you lose points.

that help?
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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 03:53 PM
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7. I think it's becoming more
evident that big boat is good as long as you can control it without too much help,but you have to have wood.
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 02:35 PM
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2. I guess it's relative to the size of your personal pond
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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 03:54 PM
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8. I suppose you don't want a boat
that's too large for the target you are putting it in.That makes sense.
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 02:36 PM
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3. Is this a trap?
:rofl:
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 02:50 PM
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4. Admiral Akbar approves.
(And also approves alliteration, apparently.)
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Ravenseye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 03:00 PM
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5. I've heard it's Size and Manueverability
I think some ladies prefer a big boat, while other ladies prefer better maneuverability. I've found that nobody complains about a big boat that's so maneuvrable it can turn on a dime.

Also I think that when ladies prefer big boat's, it's not so much about the footage bow to stern, but more about the width of the deck itself. Hence they'd probably prefer a ride on a steamboat with a dance floor, rather than a long and thin crew boat.
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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 03:51 PM
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6. That clears alot of things up.
thankyou.
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crispini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 03:55 PM
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9. SNORK!
:rofl:
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Ernesto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 04:00 PM
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10. I've owned cabin cruisers for years.......
My wife loved my 27' woody (the boat) before our marraige.
22 years later, my 26'er really doesn't much interest her.
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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 06:44 PM
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17. I can relate to your situation.
I'm hoping that my wife doesn't find another boat more to her liking.
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libodem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 04:01 PM
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11. It's the motion of the ocean
that rocks my dock, baby.
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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 06:40 PM
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14. So you're saying
the boat doesn't matter at all it's all about the atmosphere.Bloody hell,I was just figuring this out.
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LaurenG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 04:10 PM
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12. Boats are not important if you don't have a body of water
Edited on Sat Mar-04-06 04:21 PM by OhioBlues
to put one in. If you do, I think the quality of the boat is VERY important. :shrug:

on edit: I keep trying to say something(I really want to), but I just can't, so never mind!
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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 06:43 PM
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16. So a odd shaped boat is better?
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LaurenG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 06:58 PM
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21. The boat MUST be able to accomplish what it was made for
Shape can interesting, curves etc. Sailing is interesting because the imagination can make sailing ever so much fun. A lot of the best sailing starts in the imagination of the sailors. Now are you going to sink that ship or what? :shrug:
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 10:30 AM
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30. Trfue. But if you patch the hole first, it won't suffer from leaks.
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Maraya1969 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 01:36 PM
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39. I saw on Discovery Health that you can actually break your boat
You can snap that pipes so to speak. It's fixable but I started to wonder if that was where the bent boats come from. It was the Drew *something* show called *Strictly Sex* (I think)
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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 03:21 PM
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40. Wow you wouldn't want a
broken boat.That could cause all kinds of problems,with plumbing and everything.
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yvr girl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 04:22 PM
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13. Before I want to see a guy's boat I need to
have some affection for him. It's really more about the boat owner than the boat itself. That being said, you want something that going to stay afloat and give you a good ride.
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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 06:42 PM
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15. So durability is also important.
But then the plastic would be better then the wood,that's not true is it?I'm really confused now.
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yvr girl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 06:47 PM
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19. and design. Don't forget design.
Just make sure your a knowledgeable skipper and know how to navigate.
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skygazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 06:46 PM
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18. It's not the size of the boat so much
as the skill with which it's handled. A man who can handle his smaller boat for a long voyage has the advantage of the man whose larger boat runs aground.
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President Jesus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 06:47 PM
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20. oh...now I get it. You're talking about dick size.
You're all so clever.
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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 09:07 AM
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25. Jesus!
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 10:32 AM
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31. Who hasn't thought about Jesus when dick euphemisms are mentioned?
:rofl:
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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 07:04 PM
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22. It's all about the quantity of seamen
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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 07:15 PM
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23. While most boathouses accommodate ocean liners and large scows ...
... Kegel makes some very nice sailing gear that'll make even an agile, well-handled ketch a superb weekender or liveaboard.
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SOteric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 07:27 PM
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24. Well I've no particular interest in a man with a destroyer, and
a kayak cannot accommodate us both.
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 09:57 AM
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26. in some cases it's about the right sized boat for the circumstance.
you don't want an aircraft carrier for shooting the rapids in the grnd canyon.
in fact -- you couldn't get it in there.

on the other hand -- you want a yacht for crossing the atlantic.
it goes with the motion -- it's big andcomfy spots makes ya feel dreamy.
and you can get some great spume when it's full steam ahead.
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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 10:04 AM
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27. this boat is big
big, and blastin'
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supernova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 10:06 AM
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28. I want the biggest boat I can find
Edited on Sun Mar-05-06 10:07 AM by supernova
This is also attached to the nicest guy I can find. :-)
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Katherine Brengle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 10:24 AM
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29. Ah, the proverbial "impossible dream-boat" lol--
:wow:

It is possible to find... ;-)
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supernova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 10:49 AM
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32. I don't know
The seem to slip away from me.... *sigh*
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Katherine Brengle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 11:02 AM
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34. one of these days, supernova, one of these days. lol. n/t
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gizmo1979 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 11:01 AM
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33. So the size of the boat does matter!?
My boat size isn't in question just sometimes it's hard to start and once started sometimes it conks out halfway to it's destination and restarting can be diffucult.
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Katherine Brengle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 11:03 AM
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35. I don't think it matters to everyone--
It's a very subjective matter.

Different strokes...
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supernova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 11:06 AM
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36. Only in that
Edited on Sun Mar-05-06 11:07 AM by supernova
Well, let's just say I've ridden in my share of dinghies.

I'ld like to see what a cruiseliner feels like.
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 01:21 PM
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37. it's very nice --
the problem is you can get used to the way they float you.
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XemaSab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 01:32 PM
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38. As long as it's capable of making a long sea voyage
it's all fine by me.

And yes, I am referring to a literal boat, and I'm not creating a sexual metaphor here.
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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 03:22 PM
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41. No metaphor?
:hi:
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Pithlet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 03:23 PM
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42. Locking.
No sex threads.
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