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post #13 of Old 11-16-2011
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Originally Posted by AdamLein View Post
I think these are both bad ideas. If I'm unconscious and the boat is taking on water, I want my crew to be able to initiate the emergency procedures in my place.

I don't think any plan that involves lying to your crew is a good one, will be effective, or will foster a good relationship between skipper and crew.
Sorry Adam. Was, of course, a joke but as the cap, you do need to make sure everyone knows what this means and that a boat is not a democracy.

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