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post #48 of Old 10-16-2012
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Re: Woman Missing A warning to Newbies.

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Originally Posted by caberg View Post
Wasn't saying there aren't dumb risk takers out there. And anyway, as noted, this story seems to have more to it.

Forgetting all the oddities of this story, I was simply responding to the blanket statement that it is "unusual" for wife to sail the boat home while husband takes the car. That just does not raise any red flags for me, but again, maybe it's an age thing.
I personally wouldn't let MY wife attempt this. I can hire a driver to move the car for 20quid, and at least come along so she has someone to go forward in case it is needed.

Personaly I wouldn't have even attempted this myself without a couple of experienced hired crew. (maybe another captain along as backup). This is the time of year you can get pounded up there.

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