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jameswilson29 08-27-2011 02:28 PM

What is the best boat for running ashore in a hurricane?
 
http://www.fox43tv.com/dpps/weather/...orfolk_3925129Lost redirect

T37Chef 08-27-2011 02:40 PM

Looks like a Hunter. Wonder what the story is with this one? UM, someone wanted to try their heavy weather skills?

DRFerron 08-27-2011 02:51 PM

"What is the best boat for running ashore in a hurricane?"

The one I'm not on.

Sapperwhite 08-27-2011 03:11 PM

more of the story:

"the couple, who did not want to be identified"

http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2011/0...ss-in-norfolk/

Sapperwhite 08-27-2011 03:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by T37Chef (Post 766704)
Looks like a Hunter.

Yeah, B&R rig gives it away

arf145 08-27-2011 03:26 PM

Hard to believe that they waited so long before pushing north, trying to outrun the storm--They left their mooring in Portsmouth on Friday?

T37Chef 08-27-2011 04:38 PM

Really, they wanted to outrun the storm. No wonder they didn't want to be identified.

T37Chef 08-27-2011 04:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Sapperwhite (Post 766714)
Yeah, B&R rig gives it away

Hey Sapper, how ya been?

mitiempo 08-31-2011 09:40 PM

Here's a link to a news story about the Hunter and its owner's many troubles.
Boater rescued during Irene has trouble on land | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com

There is a good thread on SailboatOwner's as well.
The one that did not get away from Hurricane Irene - SailboatOwners.com

SloopJonB 09-01-2011 02:54 AM

What is the best boat for running ashore in a hurricane?

A surfboat or a Coast Guard 50 footer like they use at Cape Disappointment. :D


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