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Re: Crew memo for helo evacuation

Originally Posted by boatpoker View Post
Not a chance that a line will be dropped from a helicopter to be held by someone on deck. Not a chance anyone is going to be lifted from the deck of a pitching heaving sailboat. This would be courting suicide for everyone onboard both vehicles. Back to the drawing board.

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