A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Geoffrey Kolbe
Date: 2019 Jun 9, 22:27 -0700
Brad Morris wrote:
"I think they were written as a joke. I do hope Geoffrey will confirm."
In my admittedly limited observations on the matter, I think that my comments were a pretty accurate representation of women's expectations in the yachtie community - even today, let alone in Mary Blewitt's time. But I thought the irony of my comments was also pretty clear. Anyway, for those of you who missed that, I am happy to confirm that I do not share the view that a woman's role should be limited to the cooking, the cleaning, and hauling on a rope when told...