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Old 09-18-2011
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Originally Posted by smurphny View Post
Hard to tell if the boat is at ht line from the picture but probably is. Nothing a couple of stout kedges, come-alongs and some shovels can't solve. The news said that they called that they were sinking. I wonder from what? This looks like a case of 0 experience and panic. Too bad the owner got caught in a blow before he had time to learn a little more...ok a lot more. Hope he can get her off the beach. He could probably even give one of the local commercial guys a few bucks to drag him off...it's not like it's an ocean liner.
One of the stages of Hypothermia is confusion, loss of judgment. Compounded by lack of experience..would lead to pushing the panic button.
The picture in the article showed them in shorts and T-shirts..
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