free ride, eh?

Posted in Uncategorized by bowsprite on 2014/09/17

“Candy tastes better on the boat, little girl…”

You wouldn’t fall for that, so why would you fall for…this?  You do not know the vessel’s condition nor safety equipment status; you do not know  the operator nor his ability to handle emergencies: Do not get on boat.


Thank you to the author, Suzanne Strazza, and Four Corners Press;
happy this had an OK ending…

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  1. baydog said, on 2014/09/17 at 16:58

    Christina, I can assure you that smoked mozzarella and Serrano ham ALWAYS tastes better on my boat!

    • bowsprite said, on 2014/09/17 at 17:17

      I missed it! I hope it was a blast, uh, hit, uh smash, uh…(why are all these adjectives so bad for boats?)
      I hope a great time was had by all!!!

  2. mageb said, on 2014/09/17 at 17:26

    What an adventure was had by all. I’ll make you a good caprese salad when you make it to the west coast. 🙂

  3. 2geeks3knots said, on 2014/09/17 at 19:32

    Wow, that’s quite a story! Thanks 🙂

  4. naveganteglenan said, on 2014/09/18 at 11:19

    Hola bowsprite.

    I’ve just seen this offer. Is that you 🙂

  5. mageb said, on 2014/09/18 at 16:52

    Thanks for all those wonderful notes. 🙂

  6. Rembert said, on 2014/09/22 at 03:00

    Ok, „No risk…“ has always been a rather dull motto.

    But you will have no chance, to enjoy the rucksack-and-sandals-atmosphere on a ferry in the Cyclades tangle of islands, when you take a closer look for functioning life-jackets. You may not experience dolce vita on an italian cruise liner, where Loreley is the captains companion on the navigation bridge. And of course they don´t even have an idea of “safety equipment status” on board of a malayian Prau, that draws a shimmering wedge on the smooth, glassy sea with its wonderful faint fragrance of jasmine and kretek and engine oil.

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