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Old 05-24-2008
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Often, the cores in cored hull boats fail due to owner ignorance or neglect. I know of one boat that had to have about 40% of the hull re-cored because a single mounting screw, a pretty tiny, insignificant screw, was used in the wrong place without proper potting of the screw.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

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