Maintain mental stimulation when alone:
Robin Knox-Johnston, who in 1969 was the first person to sail solo non-stop around the world, reflects on how he endured his nautical quarantine:
Isolation can be incredibly frustrating. But it does not have to be. People ask how did I manage 312 days alone at sea, but the answer is that I was constantly busy. I had a boat to sail, navigate (before satellites), maintain, steer, plus feed myself.
But in that lies the answer; create a project to focus the mind and pass the time. If you are a yachtsman, you can learn and practice your knots, or how to throw a line ashore…
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Portable Toilets for COVID-19:
For more than 35 years, Practical Sailor has been taking the guesswork out of boat and gear buying with bold, independent boat tests, and product-test reports for serious sailors and boaters. In this report, they are leveraging their knowledge for non-sailing needs too:
COVID-19 has made it harder to find a clean toilet these days. If only we could bring a sanitary bathroom with us.
Maybe you have some essential errand to run—as I did last week—and discovered that the number of available bathroom stops along the highway has sharply dwindled. Or maybe your boa…
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