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G- OUCH!!! I think you better let Fred drive from now on!!!

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G, That is really a bad luck. Thanks god you are both OK.

You took Fred to sail your boat, now it is time for him to take you sailing his boat. I might be a very tight fit for you both in an optimist .
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Tough break, Giu...
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Glad no one got hurt. Just remember, that probably wouldn't have happened on a nice Formosa .
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John said: "Just remember, that probably wouldn't have happened on a nice Formosa "
Probably not, but neither would 12 knots. I vote for 12 knots.
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Glad no one got hurt. Just remember, that probably wouldn't have happened on a nice Formosa .
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tomaz - the Formosa is a running joke we have with Giu.

kananumpua - a preventer, also called a boom brake, basically limits the amount of travel the boom makes from one side to the other. Someone else may have a more technical explaination for you.
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Ooooof...glad you're both OK Giu...These things happen on thoroughbreds!
Good luck on a quick fix. Work...make $$...& faggadeaboutit as we say in Brooklyn!
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Giu, is that a carbon boom? If so, looks like someone blew the weave. Sorry to see that. At least it wasn't the stick.
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