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No Brainers !!!!

Man I sometimes just amaze myself at how fucking dumb I can be at times. Really !!!!
For the last two weeks the North/Northeast winds have just been pure hell. So bad that if your boat was on the Northeast side of the docks at the marina your paint probably took on hell of a beating. And hopefully that was all that took a beating. Others got beat against the wood and that ain't ever good.
So there I was up early before the sun, which isn't unusual, but today I was preparing to turn my boat around just as the tide was changing and the winds were fairly calm. Everything went as planned. Hell, I have done this so many times that it is like clockwork. I wanted to turn the boat so that I could touch up some bad paint spots on the starboard side of the boat.
Now let me give you some history here. I have never, in going on three years, tied up starboard side to the dock. Mostly because of the slip I was in before this one it was almost impossible.
Now back to the "no brainers". As soon as I got the boat turned around on the dock I realized that all of the beating that my stern had been taking for years was now going to go away. I now have my bow to the Northeast, meaning that the bow would be able to cut the oncoming waves that those winds create. The worst part is that I didn't even think of it till I had turned the boat. What a dumb ass !!!! I had been taking the beating for weeks when it could have been avoided. Duh !!!!????!!!! :O
Hey, live and learn. :)
Cheers.

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