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post #21 of Old 12-02-2011
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I wonder if the method of "skydiving" to an aft ladder implicitly assumes that the seas will be relatively calm. Considering that a a fall is more likely in less then ideal conditions, I think I would rather go with a system that keeps the crew in the boat, even if it is a bit more cumbersome.
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