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post #26 of Old 10-26-2010
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Originally Posted by dabnis View Post

Been thinking a little more about this. Before ripping your engine
out you might want to try going out without the engine, life threatening
situations excluded, for a month or so to see how it goes? More here:


Good advice. We broke down last year only 40 miles from home. It took us two days to sail halfway home and we still had Deception Pass between us and our slip. It was another adventure, but it wasn't fun. Like other safety equipment, I'd rather have it and not use it than the other way around.

S.V. Nikko
1983 Fraser 41
La Conner, WA

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