45 Reasons to Learn to Sail

“Awhile ago I entered a contest that required me to list 45 reasons to learn to sail,” writes John Edward Harris. “Here is my list.”

Learning to sail is safer for you than trial and error.
Learning to sail will lead you to greener recreation since sailing burns no fossil fuels.
Learning to sail is a great way for you to meet potential partners, either members of the opposite or same sex, or to take your current significant other on a great romantic getaway.
Learning to sail helps you keep mentally and physically fit.
Learning to sail will help you better appreciate Thomas Cahill’s Sailing the Wine Dark Sea.
Learning to sail can lead to a new lifelong passion.
Learning to sail could lead to new employment as the captain of a sailboat for hire.
Learning to sail is more fun than learning to sell.
Learning to sail could come in handy if your home is reposessed and you need portable, floating living accommodations.
Captain Jack Sparrow would want you to learn to sail.
Learning to sail might be the gateway to your next great vacation: sailing around the Bahamas.
Learning to sail would improve your employability if you lived in Ocracoke, NC.
Learning to sail will lead to a quicker and less strenuous way to circumnavigate Manhattan rather than circumnavigating by sea kayak.
Learning to sail is good for you.
Learning to sail is good for the world.
Learning to sail will include comprehensive classroom and on-water sailing instruction.
Learning to sail epitomizes the beauty of sailing
Learning to sail is intense.
Learning to sail is fun.
Learning to sail is challenging.
Learning to sail is relaxing.
Learning to sail is rewarding.
Learning to sail will be one of the most exciting adventures of your life.
Learning to sail will be an exhilarating tonic for your senses.
Learning to sail will be refreshing.
Learning to sail is all-natural and very, very clean education.
Learning to sail can be a very spiritual experience. After all, one of the most respected spiritual leaders in history sailed on Lake Galilee.
Learning to sail will provide great stories to tell your children and grandchildren.
Learning to sail could lead to your publishing your first novel.
Learning to sail is natural.
Learning to sail is not taxable.
Learning to sail gets you into the great outdoors.
Learning to sail gets you off the couch and away from the television.
Learning to sail is for real men and women who love life with a passion.
Learning to sail requires no computer skills.
Learning to sail is part of the natural evolution of humanity.
Learning to sail frees you from the concrete jungle.
Learning to sail could provide you with your next way of commuting to work.
Learning to sail will lead you to some of the best fishing spots in the world, and thus a free meal.
Learning to sail is what movies and memories are made of.
Learning to sail is not hazardous to your health.
Learning to sail should have been one of the rights enumerated in the Bill of Rights.
Learning to sail will help you learn to speak like a pirate.
Learning to sail will impress your friends and help you make even more friends.
Learning to sail returns you to your home, the sea.

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