This is the first and only time I've ever heard that Sailing had anything to do with smoking pot. She married a friend of mine, they were married 26 years. George, leave the weed behind and take a ride on a sailboat.
She was killed in a automobile accident last month. If you had ever been sailing you'd know the feeling of a breeze moving your boat across the water. Sailing is a euphemism or slang for smoking marijuana. And while he actually sings it as "canvas" so that it would not be so obvious and so it would receive radio play, insert the word "cannabis".
You can hear it and picture it in your mind; and with this song's lyrics, vocals and music, you can feel it. That can be interpreted as sailing is an escape but you have to eventually get back to reality.
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Easy progress, as in We had a hard time setting up the new computer system but it'll be smooth sailing from here on .
The smooth in this idiom alludes to calm waters, free from big waves or roughness, a usage dating from the late 1300s.
I was immediately hooked and it defined the whole vibe of the US at the time.
That was my first impression in America and I'll never forget it.