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Re: Bob Perry's take on Wolfenzee's dream boat

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Originally Posted by MedSailor View Post
It's not just the Titanic either (which curiously you criticize for not having watertight bulkheads and yet you say they are pointless in another post).
The Titanic had plenty of watertight bulkheads - it could survive having four compartments flooding - unfortunately the glancing blow from the iceberg opened up five compartments.

BTW, while Brent Swain's boats might not sail fast enough to cause a hole to be ripped open when hitting something, a blow from a passing ship or fishing vessel could could create sufficient damage.
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