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Old 05-19-2008
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Considering that severe brain injuries were one of the leading causes of death on a sailboat, at least according to the Safety At Sea seminar I was at a few years back, and that the boom is also responsible for a large number of MOB-type situations, it would be wise to avoid being in its path of travel as much as possible.
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