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Old 10-06-2011
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Like the others here, I've not done it at 9 knts. But I did it at 5.5 once. I was seated and just shifted on the bench. My bride was sleeping in the v-berth, and was rolled into the bulkhead. Never woke. No injuries, no damage, except to my dignity and reputation. I hit the mountaintop that is just off the dock right in front of my yacht club.
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