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Old 16-01-2013, 17:02   #1
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missing sailor

another sad tale: Missing sailor met with misadventure, judge rules
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Old 16-01-2013, 17:42   #2
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Re: missing sailor

This is not "sad". Everyone dies, but better to have a quick death sailing in paradise on your own boat than a slow death in hospital.

This is how my father wants to go. If he buys another boat I will know he has decided to move on.
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Old 16-01-2013, 21:12   #3
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Re: missing sailor

"But investigating officer Senior Constable Scott Stephens told Fairfax Media in 2008 that while he could not rule out a pirate attack, the most likely scenario was that Mr Qualtrough had either accidentally fallen overboard, been knocked over by the boom, or his yacht had sunk in heavy seas"

What a lame statement from a non-sailor. I doubt pirates in the Pacific and I doubt heavy sea (if there were any) could sink a 52ft. boat. Obviously it disappeared. Maybe holed or sprung a plank since he last worked on it and was inexperienced with boats.
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Old 16-01-2013, 21:31   #4
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"Misadventure" surely the best way to go!
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