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Two pulled off sailboat in distress off Ocean View - The Virginian-Pilot
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Two pulled off sailboat in distress off Ocean View
The Virginian-Pilot
Two people were rescued from a 30-foot sailboat in distress off 9th View Street in Ocean View. Residents say the boat showed up and dropped anchor around 8 pm Friday. Emergency crews tried to reach the people on the vessel and get them ...




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So they're expecting hurricane force winds and still have their foresail on the furler and their bimini up? Hmmm.... seems they needed to give a bit more thought to preparation (including not being there in the first place).

Sad to lose one's home, though...
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So they're expecting hurricane force winds and still have their foresail on the furler and their bimini up? Hmmm.... seems they needed to give a bit more thought to preparation (including not being there in the first place).

Sad to lose one's home, though...

One of the reports says they were leaving Portsmouth to go to Annapolis to ride out the storm, at the time they were making the decision what to do the forecast models showed the upper bay and Annapolis in the hurricane track. Supposedly they were liveaboards but it makes you wonder how experienced they were with actually sailing,this sure seemed like every page out of the what not to do book. Maybe someday the owners will give a honest interview that others can learn from,maybe there boat actually survived the beaching.
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