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post #26 of Old 05-23-2013
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Re: Don't read this unless you have time . .

Originally Posted by JonEisberg View Post
Yeah, SPOTs sure are becoming popular, alright...

I'd love to have a nickel for every taxpayer dollar that will be wasted in the years to come on needless SAR missions triggered after a SPOT battery dies, or someone at sea hasn't posted to their blog or Facebook page in more than 24 hours... (grin)

One recent example...
Hey! How funny. That's the boat I used to race on part of my time in Honolulu that lost its mast in 3 knots of wind when one of the rods broke near the spreaders.

When I left it still didn't have a mast. I guess he got it fixed.
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