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

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

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

The one I'm not on.

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more of the story:

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

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

Dictated, but not read.
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Looks like a Hunter.
Yeah, B&R rig gives it away

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

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

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Yeah, B&R rig gives it away
Hey Sapper, how ya been?

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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

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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.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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