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post #4329 of Old 07-03-2013
EricKLYC
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Re: Comet 41s

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Originally Posted by PCP View Post
I was rammed full speed astern at almost the middle of the boat by a 50 ton wooden motorboat .
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To aggravate the situation the impact was not with the motorboat hull but with the steel structure of the swinging platform (much more narrow).
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The impact was just huge and the British skipper of the near by old Camper and Nicholson could not believe the boat was not holed.
This must have been a horrible experience, Paulo!

But if nobody was hurt and your further investigations confirm there is no structural damage, I certainly hope you will soon be able to pursue your route without further delay.

And enjoy it fully, so this will only remain as a bad but fading memory.

Best regards,

Eric

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