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Re: Bad yacht accident: two dead (one rescuer)

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Originally Posted by Barquito View Post
Hindsight is 20/20. Probably if they actually understood what the conditions where on the bar, they would have been willing to wait for days on the open ocean. I would imagine most boaters figure there will be a few minutes of excitement, then they will be home...
I was actually thinking about their decision to abandon the ship when they realized their boat was running aground. At least that is what I think they did - decided to get off when their boat got mauled by the surf.
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