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Boats Destroyed in Marina Roof Collapses

This is old news by now, but I had not gotten around to posting it. Boats were destroyed on both the Sassafras and Bohemia rivers. I think they are exclusively powerboats - never seen a mast fit under those roofs:

Newark Post - Newark, DE > Archives > News > Roofs collapse at nearby Maryland marinas; boats underwater

Snow collapses canopy at boat basin in Md. | delawareonline.com | The News Journal

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I think they are "just" powerboats. Kinda cold-hearted, don't you think?
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I think they are "just" powerboats. Kinda cold-hearted, don't you think?
I didn't mean it that way. I own a powerboat too. I'll change it to "exclusively" powerboats.
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The irony of a covered slip. Better weather protection, right up until it sinks your boat. What a shame.
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