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Originally Posted by captnnero
Regardless of the keel, in most cases if one can simply wait for high tide, towing will not be necessary. I once heard of a well known Chesapeake cruiser who runs aground frequently when exploring and gets out a book until high tide. The tow boats are for when you are unfortunate enough to ground at high tide or you just can't wait that long.
Very true.

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