skipperdude wrote:Egregious wrote:
Protection from humans
If someone wants to pirate my **** then go for it.* When we cruise we leave the diamonds and gold at home.* Go ahead and sink my boat so I can collect the insurance.* Yeah I know there are bad people, I choose to ignore them and they seem to choose to leave me alone.
*That is what an Ostrich does.
If someone wants to pirate your boat they want the boat. Not witnesses.
Why would a "Pirate" want to sink your boat? *Most must know that all anyone carry's are credit cards now a days.
A friend of mine told me about the cache of food he had put up in case of the end of civilization. I said thanks. If I am starving. I have guns. Friend or not I will just come and take your food. The next week he bought a gun and enrolled in shooting classes.
You could call the Authorities they can come and take a report and tell you how sorry they are for you.
Some people just like to hurt people and break things. Haven't you ever known a bully or an A**Hole?
*What?* Nobody EVER in my life has ever threatened my life.* I don't expect to see a Pirate along the ICW.** If I expect to* break down in Bear territory then yes I need a weapon.* Goats maybe not.** I think some people may be paranoid.* I am big enough that nobody seems to screw with me.*
Head in the sand?* I'm in danger walking down any road in the USA.* I walk almost exclusively and I take the bus to work, which includes people who pee on themselves and gangsters too.* I'm safer on my boat anywhere in NC/SC than in my own dirt home.