Originally Posted by sailingfool
The real injustice of trips like the one you have responded to, is when foolish mariners get themselves into an avoidable pickle, it usually requires a group of USCG personnel to put their lives on the line to bail them out.
'fair point, but so is it your view then that any mariner considering such a passage is perforce "foolish"? or is it just LT PrebleBoy, USN and myself that you would consider to be foolish??