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Old 10-26-2006
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You know, one other thought is that several people have shown concerns about it breaking down. Well, isn't that the beauty of a sailboat? If you have done much cruising, there is NOOOO way you have not had an engine shut down for one reason or another (my last one was water in the diesel). I might curse for a moment or two, then throw out the sails and sail in. Now, if you were on a motor vessel, you might curse for more than a moment or two (haha), but on a sailboat, we can still get around. So, even if worst case scnario you lose your drive, you can still sail, right? Again, that was another reason why it seems to make so much sense on a sailboat. Agree?
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