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Re: Malo 45' loses rudder, pulls an All is Lost

Originally Posted by MedSailor View Post
May I suggest a book? Very good technical breakdowns of the errr... breakdowns that happened in the book. My copy was drowned recently and is a "total loss". Fitting eh?

Total Loss: A Collection of 45 First-hand Accounts of Yacht Losses at Sea with a Summary of the Lessons to be Learned: Jack Coote: 9781574091465: Books
Med, may I remind you that I own an old (historic even) wooden boat? If I was to read that book, I'd likely never leave the dock.

.. although, if I was feeling particularly nasty, it might make a nice Christmas present for Mrs Wombat.

"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"
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