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Re: One Last "All is Lost " thread

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Originally Posted by BoatyardBoy View Post
It sank because he was not smart and ditched the boat for the life raft so it filled with water during the storm. Then when it somehow made it through the night, he managed to get what he could off the boat instead but didn't think to try to bail the boat out.

It sank from idiocy. The small boat just couldn't handle all that weight.

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Read my post #68 it explains it fairly well from the point of view of a navy damage control specialist and retired shipwright.

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