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post #725 of Old 11-18-2012
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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

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Originally Posted by Deb Morrin View Post
Here is the thing. We have all be caught by surprise storms and maybe that is the unfortunate thing that happened to Bounty. However, it was long on the radar. Hey I am a woman, not a guy, so maybe that reflects my personal opinion is I would rather have the boat wreck itself in a harbor with the crew safe and sound on land, than risk lives by heading out to sea in a severe storm. Saving a boat is not worth risking peoples' lives. NOt to mention the cost of the rescue and putting at risk Coast Guard lives as well.
You are right, off course and has nothing to do with you being a woman...and welcome to the sailnet. Great first post. I hope it will be the first of many

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