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Old 01-08-2014
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Re: Do you wear a life jacket?

Originally Posted by billdix View Post
I understand. Yet I have read dragging a line is a good idea. Maybe my dragging behind boat will force a change in direction causing the boat to go into irons? then drag myself back? Never been overboard but thinking ahead
Yes, I think the only way trailing a tag line makes sense, is if it were rigged to trip a windvane or trigger an autopilot to auto-tack, or whatever...

Still, it's better to just stay on the boat... :-)
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