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Old 07-02-2007
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If the weather was reasonably calm, it seems that they would have survived long enough to sober up and kick themselves for being so stupid and unprepared. I've been approached on several occasions by motorboat friends and acquaintances who were about to take an extended trip on their vessel. I always ask them if they have a radio onboard, and the answer is almost always "no." When they inevitably ask me why they should have one, I simply tell them: "To communicate your peril."
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