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Here is one quote. From reading some of the posts here, there is indeed considerable disagreement.
Among yachtsmen, a mystique and machismo are often associated with single-handed sailing. But there is considerable disagreement as well.
“I’ve never been a big fan,” said Gary Jobson, the president of U.S. Sailing and a veteran of multiple offshore races, including an America’s Cup win in 1977. “Simply put, it’s dangerous to be crossing oceans by yourself. There’s fatigue and the inability to stand a proper watch that are concerns.”
Pretty much my husband and father-in-laws opinion.