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post #199 of Old 01-08-2014
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Re: Do you wear a life jacket?

Originally Posted by billdix View Post
I also trail a 100ft polypropylene line behind boat w/ a bowline tied off at end. Just in case I do fall off I can grab hold of line and hopefully drag myself back to boat.
Dream on... :-)

As Capt vimes attests, unless you go over when hove-to, or fore-reaching at under 2 knots, hauling yourself back aboard while under sail or power isn't gonna happen...

It's just SO much simpler to focus on not falling off the boat to begin with... :-)
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