I learned ocean sailing without Internet and telephone... Just read some used books about sailing, talked to people, crewed on several boats, etc....
Did a lot of mistakes, but I had the attitude like demonstrated by the OP.. Admit mistakes and learn from it..
Oh yes, even 55 years ago arrogant attitudes like this one were not uncommon, however they had no Internet to hide..Hence we dealt with it right then and there ......
Bent Shaft Canoe Paddles
Hardshell Kayak Sail Rigs
Classic Freestanding Rack
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