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Old 03-02-2014, 19:22   #61
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Its impossible for most trimarans to sink, most of the have bulk heads in the amma's usually sealed in thirds.
Im just curious why would someone abandon a large sailboat before its even close to sinking (clearly the main hull and other amma are in fair condition) then just jumping into a 10 foot dinghy which isn't close to being a seaworthy boat.
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Fear.. love of life... as good as any reason.. many have done it... in spite of logic often pointing in the opposite direction..
ya i guess you're right, ive never been in that position so i never really thought of that.
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Re: Sailor Rescued from Condor Trimaran in Texas

Youngson, did you see the post earlier about hatches being added to the boat's amas against the strong recommendations of the designers?
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Fear.. love of life... as good as any reason.. many have done it... in spite of logic often pointing in the opposite direction..
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