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Old 29-04-2019, 18:01   #1
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Dinghy Death BVIs

This happened just the other day. I'm posting because some here who have been to the Willy T may have known Branson.....a REALLY great guy.

This is very sad news....

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Old 29-04-2019, 18:33   #2
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Re: Dinghy Death BVIs

Sounds like he fell out of his dinghy without using his emergency cord.
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Re: Dinghy Death BVIs

Many older outboards don't have emergency kill cords.
Not s good thing but s reality.
I notice that many cruisers have older outboards due to budget constraints.
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Many older outboards don't have emergency kill cords.
Not s good thing but s reality.
I notice that many cruisers have older outboards due to budget constraints.
(NOT OFFICIAL)....According to one witness, Branson may have been hit by another boat.

Tragic regardless the circumstance.
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