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post #19 of Old 10-27-2013
peterchech
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Re: Sailing, safety, & size

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Originally Posted by capta View Post
OK then. So there's no way, a young Japanese man could have sailed from Japan to San Francisco on a 19 foot boat? Hum.....
If you say so.
For every story of a crazy feat, I will give you three of small boats with insufficient RM sinking after broaching badly in coastal conditions. There are boats smaller than 22' but with enough rm to be self-righting, but many are not.
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