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Originally Posted by davidpm View Post

But here is my point. If the likelihood of a roll is high do people often survive in the cockpit? Do you remember any reports where people stay tethered and survive? Un-thering is an option, risky but possible if their are other crew boats nearby like in a race but not much of an option for cruising alone.

The Fatal Storm and Proving Ground (The 1998 Sydney Hobart Race) should be right next to Fastnet Force 10 on you bookshelf. There are a couple of examples of capsized boats with tethered crews.

When cruising wear a PLB. It "might" help.

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