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I agree. I guess they are so fast the whales cannot get out of the way? I am not a marine biologist, but I imagine they would just assume avoid a collision as we would.

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They can't dodge if they're asleep...and a sailboat under sail may not make enough noise to wake one up before impact.
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PS That is never a problem in my catalina!! Apart from being slow, Marley is blaring so loud they can hear me coming miles and miles away!! The US Navy tried something similar on their new high tech Sonars, but used Barey Manalow and it resulted in hundreds of whales and dolphins intentionally beaching themselves. I guess everyone read about that, huh? (although they did not tell you about the BM (you make the acronym) playing, National Security and all.
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