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Re: Bryan Chong's first hand recount of the Low Speed Chase tragedy
The boat surfed backward and then was turned beam and rolled....This must have been at least a 18-20 foot wave by the sound of it...Heading out to a place where big swells are known to break as they come upon a world-class upwelling zone that's compared to the Galapagos...well...I am frankly amazed this race had such a good history of safety prior to this....It may have been a "rogue wave" but on "monday morning", at least, this would certainly seem like the place to "expect" one...condolences to the families...hope this brave and eloquent post by Mr. Chong and discussion of this tragedy serves to educate and save a life... somewhere... sometime...
Last edited by souljour2000; 04-25-2012 at 01:18 AM.