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post #489 of Old 07-03-2013
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Re: What's your biggest bonehead move sailing?

I've seen the exact opposite happen here. Pirates Cove is a very special little hurricane hole in the Gulf Islands. It is very popular but it has an S shaped entrance that is also very narrow. The channel cuts through solid rock and requires very careful piloting, especially at low tide.

I was 4th in line going in it one day, everyone following in line ahead. The first boat cut the corner - CLANG, the second boat followed right along - CLANG, the THIRD boat followed right along - CLANG.

I didn't cut the corner and went through no problem.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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