Originally Posted by Trip
My feeling is, unles you want to keep in touch with kids, and know their wherabouts, it's not a good idea..If I was part of a group, I certainly would not want to check in with anyone. Part of the fun is serendipty, going off to explore, or to be alone, when you want to be alone.
There is an old saying..familiarity breeds contempt
Also, there is the static factor, as well as being curteous to the people around you, while you are using them..people do have a tendancy to shout into them..
Umm, I agree with Trip! If you don't need to know every
movement of every
person you're sailing with, relax and enjoy, instead of being "on call" everytime someone moves!
In this day and age I realize that what I just posted is VERY
. But I suggest you try it... .