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Old 09-18-2008
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I find it interesting that the houses seem to have stood up fine, but that people with roller-furling headsails might have done well to take them off *before* the storm hit..

A lesson for the future: Just 'cause it's rolled up now, doesn't mean it'll stay that way when the wind gets up...

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