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Old 25-02-2007, 16:11   #1
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And here's a good story as to why we have all that good stuff!

http://www.jacksonville.com/tu-onlin..._8203653.shtml
High drama, high seas
Crew escapes boat blaze 30 miles out in Atlantic

By JIM SUTTON, The Times-Union

This isn't a tale of terror and tragedy, or of a life-and-death struggle at sea.
I betcha the skipper doesn't name his next boat Lit Up!
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There is usaully a reason when all the magic works. Know it - do it. These guys had plenty of chances to screw up but they did the right things because they knew how.
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