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Didn't pay attention to the weather forecast 87 27.19%
Ran aground - had to wait on the tide 80 25.00%
Ran aground - got off by myself 190 59.38%
Ran aground - had to be pulled off 70 21.88%
Hit the dock 113 35.31%
Hit something else (another boat, etc.) 58 18.13%
Anchor didn't hold, drifted into something 44 13.75%
Boat sank at the dock 10 3.13%
Boat sank, not at the dock 8 2.50%
Had a fire 24 7.50%
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Old 01-07-2008, 09:58   #196

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"And I would add, not in a restricted shipping lane."

Had a chute foul and wrap in higher than expected winds in upper NY harbor once. It was Mr. Toad's Wild Ride until we could get it coaxed back around and down. (There's plenty of room in the upper harbor--until your "throttle" gets jammed wide open.)

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