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post #2 of Old 09-13-2010
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This boat is imitating an emergency situation, not unlike calling mayday over VHF or shooting flares as a prank. Other mariners are likely to put themselves in a difficult or dangerous situation trying to help when nothing is wrong.

It's a pretty silly/interesting art project, but I think it would be irresponsible to use it in public waterways and make people think your boat is really sinking.
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