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Old 29-09-2016, 13:34   #1
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Coast Gaurd rescues 2 off sailboat near Aleutians

Just heard this on the radio this morning. The story is developing as time goes on. Now I hear it was 3 rescued. Here's the link


Coast Guard rescues 2 off sailboat south of the Aleutians | Alaska News | newsminer.com
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Old 29-09-2016, 13:55   #2
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Rafiki's not a lucky name, is it?
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Glad there were no casualties..
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Old 29-09-2016, 17:07   #4
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Re: Coast Gaurd rescues 2 off sailboat near Aleutians

wonder if the boat's name was Rafiki, or if it was a RAfiki 35, the less common smaller sister of the R-37?

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Rafiki's not a lucky name, is it?
My first thought, also.
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Re: Coast Gaurd rescues 2 off sailboat near Aleutians

That would be a cold dip in the pool, Tim. Thankfully, no lives were lost. Good luck and safe sailing. Rognvald
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That would be a cold dip in the pool, Tim. Thankfully, no lives were lost. Good luck and safe sailing. Rognvald
My thought too! Glad they didn't have have to take a swim without the suits....
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Re: Coast Gaurd rescues 2 off sailboat near Aleutians

Glad they're OK, but, holy crap, the Aleutian's in October?
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