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Re: Things lost in the water

Several years ago we participated in the season opening regatta hosted by our yacht club. The first race was on a pretty crappy day; cold, raining, and blowing pretty well. Most yachts started however, including one sailed by a husband/wife and one crew team. There were several crash and burns in the course of the first and second legs and a number of boats withdrew. At one point after rounding the 3rd mark we heard the wife of the husband/wife team notify the committee boat that they were disabled and withdrawing (DNF).

"Is anyone injured?" inquired the Committee Boat;

"No" responded the wife, "but I've dropped both our winch handles overboard so please check on me when we get back to the Club!"
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