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Old 07-22-2009
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You beat me. I was going to suggest a tidal bore or river current of eight or ten knots.

I have a Pearson 31-2 with a rig and hull similar to a 80's era Tartan 31. Though neither is a true displacement hull at about 18 knots through the water, say being towed by a missile frigate, the suction on the hull would be so great and the wave trough established so deep either would be sucked below the deck line and submerge.
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