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Old 01-29-2010
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Originally Posted by Omatako View Post
If the helmsman thinks there is a risk of running over the MOB to a point where he's going to put him amongst propeller blades then MOB practise should begin with driving lessons, not sail management.
Well put Andre.

You'd have to figure that hitting the poor bugger with 10tonnes or so of yacht has probably done for him before the prop even gets a share of the action.
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