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Sailing group says boat in fatal accident was unstable
by NewsReader 10-31-2011

Charlevoix — A sailing group says a boat that capsized during the Chicago-to-Mackinac race and claimed the lives of two crew members was unsuited for the competition because its sails were too big for its weight.

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Linky for US Sailing's accident report
http://media.ussailing.org/AssetFactory.aspx?vid=16940

http://media.ussailing.org/AssetFactory.aspx?vid=16940

PDF of about 70 pages, "
Written by Chuck Hawley, John Rousmaniere, Ralph Naranjo and Sheila McCurdy
With Technical Support from Ron Trossbach, Dan Nowlan, and Jim Teeter "
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