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Re: MOB Recovery in gale conditions
BTW - the number of crew I have had overboard = 0.
I had not read The Lion report in a while. They eased the sheets to slow the boat, what would have happened had they hove-to? Would that have lifted the skipper out of the water? Armchair quarterbacking ....
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