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post #10 of Old 09-04-2012
MarkSF
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Re: Boy killed by lightning in our anchorage, what would you do?

So far no-one has mentioned how dangerous the wheel and tiller are in a lightning storm. They both provide an excellent path to ground. Worst case would be one hand holding some rigging, the other the wheel. Best plan is to stay out of the cockpit entirely, and go below.

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