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View Poll Results: Who has been
offshore 500 nm 1 6.25%
500 nm for a minimum continuous 72 hours 10 62.50%
experienced boat failure (rigging, vital electronics, engine, shipping water) 3 18.75%
capsizing, knock down, roll over, accidental gybe while 500nm or more offshore 0 0%
electronic failure 1 6.25%
fire at sea 0 0%
required medical attention beyond and above that onboard vessel 1 6.25%
vessel swamped or sunk or not coming back up ater capsize or roll over 0 0%
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Old 13-07-2014, 19:59   #46
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Re: Poll-Sailing Experience

Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, no, no (but had a MD onboard who dealt with the problem), yes.

Most of these were in seperate incidents so I am not sure they relate to each other.

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Old 13-07-2014, 20:42   #47
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Re: Poll-Sailing Experience

Originally Posted by CaptForce View Post
Hmm..... 'having logged over 70 thousand miles among the rocks, shoals and inlets during a span of more than fifty years without mishap, I'm inpolitely asked to "shut up" because I answer "no" to all and I am totally without experience. 'sounds like you get your marriage counseling from those with the most divorces!
Me too, just a different collection of rocks and inlet free too, and even had a minor mishap or two along the way (and a divorce for that matter albeit 27 years back now prior to my current and latest /ultimate Admiral)

It seems we should shut up in unison!
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Old 14-07-2014, 01:09   #48
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Re: Poll-Sailing Experience

All yes except last 2. So what?

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