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Re: Man overboard drill

Originally Posted by Slayer View Post
Just finished recent issue of Sailing magazine and they published the various MOB drills and pros and cons of each. I think I would automatically use the figure 8 because I can do it without thinking. What do you all prefer and why?
Quick stop, without a doubt. It is foolproof when the brain shuts off, easy to teach and it keeps you from getting too far from the victim.

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Boat US Man Overboard In SF Bay

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