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Re: Sailboat perishes off Hatteras, USCG rescues crew

Could part of this equation be that there SEEM to be more boats manned by the nouveau riche, with often less experienced crews? Those with big bucks have little incentive to risk staying aboard when it gets a bit uncomfortable.
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