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Coast Guard rescues 4 "sailors" off Charleston...

Here we go again - the U.S.C.G. rescues a "delivery captain" and 3 "sailors" off a 35' sailboat off Charleston: Coast Guard rescues four men on sailboat pummeled by Andrea off Charleston – The Post and Courier

The dire emergency: no electrical power and no engines (and no shame)!

How could anyone possibly survive losing all electrical power and the engine offshore! Heavens, no, it couldn't possibly happen. Plus a tropical storm with gusts to 50 knots and 20 foot swells! Apparently, no one thought to bring a flashlight on a sailboat on an ocean passage...

Wow, this is the second time this year we have seen a "delivery captain" need to be rescued by the U.S.C.G!

These guys are giving delivery captains a bad name...

Now, calling - all picnic sailors - jump in this thread and support the "delivery captain's" decision to call the U.S.C.G.

Last edited by jameswilson29; 06-08-2013 at 08:59 AM.
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