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Old 08-06-2010
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"Newbies" can also make this mistake, not realizing they may not be able to keep pace with a boat being blown away from them.

I think there's a anecdote in Bob Bichin's book 'Lost Soul' about everyone going for a swim mid-Pacific ocean with some sail inadvertently left up, and how they were extremely lucky they didn't pay for that mistake with their lives.
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