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Old 11-17-2008
captjohnhuett captjohnhuett is offline
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My wife and I left Port Everglades as planned for a nice 30 mile sail to Key Biscayne. And about 3/4 of the way there the autopilot starts failing. WHAT A SURPRISE. So as we pass Government Cut heading to Biscayne channel our steering fails altogether. So acting fast we got the sails down and anchor out, and Boat U.S. on the radio. So after a nice sail we ended up being towed to marine stadium where we are currently anchored as we repair the hydraulic steering. Where a dime sized hole in my hydraulic hose was named the culprit.
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