She soon connected with a lonely South African on the site.(or like me), the idea of dating a sailor, his hair wind-whipped gold and skin bronzed by the sun, might make you want to throw away your landlocked life for one of adventure and romance on the high seas. They’re all at your fingertips with a sailor at your side.This means that you can check if the site is suitable for you before joining.You only need to pay when you want to use the messaging system to send messages to other members.Contact is made via the Date Active messaging system.This keeps your private details private, until you are ready to reveal them.I mean, there’s nothing more romantic than sitting perched on a deck box, shoulder to shoulder, watching a sailor’s skillful hands shape those endless bowlines and stoppers as he explains his methods. But a second later, the wind will change and he’ll be rushing off to lower the mizzen, and you’ll be left sitting there holding a dangling rope, wondering if it was something you said. Of course, like the rest of us, you live in the real world, so one day, he’ll be watching the sunset over the yardarm in Bali, while you’re sitting at home consoling yourself with a weak Mai Tai and trying to keep tabs on him by watching a moving dot on Marine Carrying all that ancient seafaring knowledge around with them, sailors are invariably wicked smart and can teach you things about currents and tides and maritime regulations that will leave your head spinning. Why wouldn’t they, when they just spent a month at sea stone cold sober, working 12-hour days?
Dating is only a means to an end — a fun and fulfilling relationship. While you're dating, following these 3 dating rules can make your sailing trip a lot smoother:1. Your job is to make you happy NOW and to create the best life possible. Again, your job is to be the kind of person where people are yearning to come on board.There is no other way to say it, and by the way, if you think it’s them, it’s not, it’s YOU and the energy you are portraying.Are you willing to keep creating a great life and have the best boat possible then turn up the music, enjoy yummy food and have fun until you easily discover the person who will dance on the deck into the sunset with you!!But they are also chronically overworked and under appreciated, so sailors can develop a chip on their shoulder the size of the QE2…then take it out on you. However, you may find the bacchanal ending abruptly when he flips the dinghy trying to get back to the boat at 4am after one too many Windhoeks. Well, you could put him in bed with the captain’s daughter, but don’t be surprised if he passes out on top of her.Yes, a “girl in every port” is a saying for a reason, but it’s not that simple.Suzanne Muller-Heinz believes every person is capable of being in a healthy and fulfilling relationship. She's the author of Loveable: 21 Practices for Being in a Loving & Fulfilling Relationship.