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post #21 of Old 08-16-2007
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Originally Posted by camaraderie View Post
Valiente...never would I choose that if I could get to land in time.
In one case you risk your the other you risk your life and the risk is not small.
Ask Gainer....he's been there!!
True, but I guess that depends on the land and my confidence in my own seamanship.

I didn't mean "tough it out on a lee shore", but more along the lines of "get out of the zone if you have 48 hours warning". A roll of the dice, of course, but were I in the mangrove swamps of Belize, going to sea might preserve both life and boat better than the land option...
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