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Old 15-11-2011, 13:15   #16
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Re: Friend's Boat Sinks 800 Miles Off Cape Cod

Under the same circumstances, each of us would come away with a different story!
(I cudda, wudda also.) Bravo to this skipper and his mate. I hope they are closer.
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Re: Friend's Boat Sinks 800 Miles Off Cape Cod

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What is this, the fourth, rescue in the atlantic in the past week? Maybe more! I'm not at all criticising but it seems they/most were a loss due to motors OOC and/or taking on water.

So it seems, how important it is to have a good running motor/fuel system and water pumps aboard! As well as rescue and safety equipment.

Well, since August anyway.

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Re: Friend's Boat Sinks 800 Miles Off Cape Cod

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What is this, the fourth, rescue in the atlantic in the past week? Maybe more! I'm not at all criticising but it seems they/most were a loss due to motors OOC and/or taking on water.

So it seems, how important it is to have a good running motor/fuel system and water pumps aboard! As well as rescue and safety equipment.
Some of Hogan's points in his "lee shore" thread may have a nebulous application on recent events.
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