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post #20 of Old 01-27-2012
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Originally Posted by joethecobbler View Post
how many accounts of completey inexperienced sailors making long trips and extended cruises successfully will it take to show sailing is just not that rixky or complex?
Maybe they were just lucky?

...and experience does not guarantee less risk either as in the case of the 4 Americans on hijacked yacht dead off Somalia - CBS News

They used poor judgement in traversing known dangerous waters and unfortunately, paid for it with their lives.

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