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Inside Practical Sailor Blog
September 30, 2014
Just as the incurable text-sender spends more time staring at his phone than noticing the people around him, sailors intoxicated by their display screens can lose the ability to recognize natural patterns in the weather, the waves, and wind. Nurturing environmental awareness is more than just a matter of safety. To hide behind a digital wall diminishes the art of sailing into something easily quantified, which it simply isnt. To punch a few buttons and safely sail across a pixelated sea is truly amazing, but it isnt sailing.