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Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013
So the Captain of the ship, the owner of the vessel, who has the most to lose and has to pay for a broken boat says he doesn't feel comfortable using it, yet you believe how you and Rockdawg "feel" and "know better" even though neither of you have any prior experience, trumps the Captain and owners wishes on his own boat. How does that work?
Its his boat, not yours. Where do you get off telling him what to do with it. You've got no skin in the game.
Don't feed me that line of crap your lives were in danger either, neither the race organizers nor the CG nor the US Navy believed that or they would have truly intervened.
If the water situation was as reported, it's not crap. It IS life-threatening. And your life is about as much "skin in the game" as you can possibly give. This is where you and Sal are dead wrong. Any conclusions you try to draw beyond that flawed calculus are just as wrong.
In the situation as portrayed, these guys absolutely did the right thing. Period. Everyone made it home safely.
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Last edited by smackdaddy; 08-06-2013 at 09:36 PM.