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post #15 of Old 10-23-2013
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Re: Lightning protection- precision 18

Yea, there is no realistic way to protect the boat from being hit by lightning. We were hit 3 years ago.

The best protection for sailors is to have as small a gap as possible between the toerail and the dock. Then do like Brave Sir Robin and run away (preferably inside a building with beer, wine, liquor, and a barstool)

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