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post #29 of Old 07-21-2009
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Originally Posted by Melrna View Post
I posted this here under some in trepidation. That being I don't want to see off hand remarks from some of the members. I posted it here so that some lessons can be learned by the sailing community at large.
This should be required reading for those considering an off shore cruise. In particular, the old thread on cruising with a Catalina 30 comes to mind. I sail a Catalina 27 and love my boat but this points to what can happen... Thanks for sharing and I am deeply sorry about your friend and his boat.

Joe McCary,
Sailing on The Central Chesapeake Bay, West River, MD on my Catalina 27, Aelous II with my wife and friends.
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