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post #1917 of Old 12-05-2011
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Originally Posted by PCP View Post
Pacer are great boats but as all boats it has a limit and when you really push the envelope....

Guy was lucky he had a vest on and didn't bang is head going over - 10 mins is a long time with the water at 11 and with the wave conditions and visibility.

Another reason an overlapping foresail is pretty important if you want to power down without having to drop the main.

Having a guy in the water and the other guy with the camera still filming the crew and boat as opposed to acting as the spotter seems a bit dumb if you ask me but I guess they'll learn by trial and error. It may seem benign at hte moment, but any MOB should be taken very seriously - surely more important than a youtube vid.
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