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post #26 of Old 06-26-2012
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Re: So dumb its funny ... or just sad?

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Originally Posted by LandLocked66c View Post
Same thing happened to folks on Lake Michigan last year right? Boat drifted away and only the guys dates survived...
When I bought my first boat and I was still eligible for the Youth Darwin Awards I did exactly that - three of us went over the side in a calm with the sails set. No problems but when I mentioned it to an experienced sailor friend at work, he told me about a 70 footer found in the Med - empty, food on the table etc.
They figured people had gone swimming, the last person on board dove in and there was no way to get back on board due to the freeboard.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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