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It's official sailing is safe sport

I saw this paragraph on a life insurance application.
Sailing is apparently so safe it doesn't even deserve mention compared to really dangerous sports.

There were other paragraphs about flying your own plane also.
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Re: It's official sailing is safe sport

Awesome. Although I have participated in at least 3 of the "unsafe" sports and live to talk about it!

PS, don't tell my insurance agent.
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Re: It's official sailing is safe sport

Tim, this your insurance agent. If you think I don't know that you scuba dived deeper than 50 ft., sky dived and rock climbed, you really aren't giving me enough credit. BTW- enough with the bareknuckle boxing. I will be raising your rate forthwith.
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Tim, this your insurance agent. If you think I don't know that you scuba dived deeper than 50 ft., sky dived and rock climbed, you really aren't giving me enough credit. BTW- enough with the bareknuckle boxing. I will be raising your rate forthwith.
Skydiving? I may be adventurous but jumping out of a perfectly good airplane aint on my list!
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Skydiving? I may be adventurous but jumping out of a perfectly good airplane aint on my list!
Ah come on Tim, Where is your sense of adventure
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Re: It's official sailing is safe sport

Most scuba divers exceed 50 feet. Even beginners are advised to stay above 60, not 50. And intermediates routinely go to 100, in nice conditions anyway.

So, what are we glad they haven't listed?

Bike riding in the city sans helmet?

Solo swimming out past the surf line?

Non-racing motorcyles?

Skiing New England ice?

Glazing your second-floor windows from a borrowed ladder?


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Re: It's official sailing is safe sport

... pulling asbestos tiles off my floor,

eating at McDonalds,

drinking municipal water... or bottled water...
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Sailing is only dangerous on Internet forums.
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And no matter what,,,,,,,do not open, close, sip, drink, wash, crack, strike, blow, ingest, digest or clean ANYTHING,,,near high voltage lines!!!!!
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And no matter what,,,,,,,do not open, close, sip, drink, wash, crack, strike, blow, ingest, digest or clean ANYTHING,,,near high voltage lines!!!!!
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