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Re: One dead, four missing in Farallones sailboat race

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Originally Posted by BentSailor View Post
A tragic event indeed. It should not have happened and I feel strongly for the family and friends left behind.

It also struck me (as it seems it did blt2ski), that we've had a sad concurrence of accidents lately. Perhaps I'm simply paying more attention to it, but it seems that over the last year & a half we've had more sailing accidents than similar periods before. Is it just me (and the pirate puppy) or are others also noticing this?
It's hard to say if there is a pattern here. Randomly spaced events often look "bunched" or "clustered".

Never forget them. Do something to prevent it from happening again.
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