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post #28 of Old 08-29-2011
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Livaboards take off from a harbor just ahead of a hurricane heading the same direction as the hurricane, then when the engine stops, anchor a few hundred yards off shore....

Only explanation that fits is they were tired of living aboard and were hoping to collect the insurance money for a nice downpayment....

Glad everyone is ok and that the CG did not suffer any loss. A heavy boat banging around in shallow water or in the surf can certainly cause a major injury. reminds me of the guys a few years ago that went hang gliding in So Cal when the Santa Anna winds were blowing and there was a forest fire on the principle that the hot air would rise faster....

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