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post #5 of Old 06-18-2007
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That is a very sad story, my legs hurt just from reading it.

Never jump.
and never fend with any body part between the boat and the dock/pilling.

My daughter got lucky three weeks ago docking in a cross wind during a squall. She escaped with bad bruise. I should have turned and gone back out to open water when we did not make it in in time before the storm hit, but everyone wanted to tie up quickly. We survived, not even a scratch....... on the boat.

Courtney is My Hero

If a man is to be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, perhaps a bit better than most - E.B. White

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