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Sixpoint 04-11-2011 12:08 AM

Bad Choices
 
Just read a thread about the grounding of the boat at Fire Island.

It was argued a bit in their about whether it was bad luck or bad choices that put them in harm's way. I call it bad luck.

You want bad choices? Got a perfect example for ya.

Tragedy averted…by luck. | Official Blog of South Toledo Bend State Park

Peace,

6P

Allanbc 04-11-2011 06:05 AM

We've all made bad choices and we've all had bad luck. The real problem comes about when a bad choice or two gets combined with bad luck and a synergistic effect leads to big problems.

CBinRI 04-11-2011 11:35 AM

Agreed that there are bad luck scenarios but not sure that falling asleep on watch falls into that category, which I understood is what happened in the Fire Island grounding.

tommays 04-11-2011 12:17 PM

We had a water spout that landed in the inner protected part of Northport Harbor i would be hard pressed to call that anything but bad luck

Sixpoint 04-13-2011 01:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by tommays (Post 719133)
We had a water spout that landed in the inner protected part of Northport Harbor i would be hard pressed to call that anything but bad luck

Nope, without any doubt, that is just plain old bad luck. I can't think of a single bit of preparation that could prepare someone for that.


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