All men are mortal; Socrates is a man; Therefore, Socrates is mortal.
That’s Athenian logic.
All boats float, a Capri 25 is a boat: Therefore, all Capri sailors want to have a whipping good time this 2012 season and race race race..
That’s Capri 25 logic.
Welcome back Capri 25 captains and crews. It only seems logical that we splash in our Capri 25’s after the long winter. And it looks like we have received rain enough to float the boats. I imagine that is the result of some Greek god of the lake looking after us with some much needed water.
I wanted to let everyone know that the big wheels of fun are turning. Planning meetings have already taken place and ideas are being cultivated that will make 2012 a super-fun year. As always, I want to thank all the Capri fleet volunteers – the usual suspects are at work – and ask that if you feel generous, don’t hesitate to volunteer. The more individual fleet member that volunteer, the better it gets …
Remember the “No Sailor Left Behind” program -- that is, let’s not forget to follow up with any crew person looking for a ride. As we all know, the Capri 25 takes crew, and even though you might not need a body on your boat, someone else might …
Also, the fleet membership booty ($35) is due. I am going to send out an official notice on the payment procedure for this year. It is my hope that we can completely eliminate the confusion surrounding fleet dues collections. I am told that if you don’t pay, you can’t play (get scored).
As Socrates said to Plato while racing on the Aegean Sea, “Let’s have a fun and safe 450 BC sailing season.” To that I say, “Let’s do as the Greeks do and have fun in 2012, it’s only logical”
If you want to see some stink boaters in action: