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What''''s wrong with the MOB Poll?

Great story Duane! ha!ha!ha!
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What''''s wrong with the MOB Poll?

Yes, Stede, if was funny (albeit embarrassing) at the time considering no one was at risk. I sure hope neither of us repeats that mistake if we ever have a person in the water. I guess that''s why we have things called training and practice.

Fair winds, all.

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What''''s wrong with the MOB Poll?

Last year was my first season with my boat, and I''ll do some things differently this year. The boat came with a lifesling aboard, but I took it out because I figured if it was just tossed in the lazzurette you couldn''t get to it in time to be of any use. After considering the MOB question more I can see the problems the wife will have if she has to come back for me. I think I am going to leave the cockpit back cushions ashore this season and rig several throwable life preserver/cushions, and the lifesling to be attached to the rails with velcro.

I made her practice going back to an object a few times last year and she did pretty well the Mac handles easy compared to bluewater boats, her instructions were to throw cushions at me as quickly as possible, go back, throw the end of one of the halyards overboard, and put the ladder down. I didn''t think hard enough about her slowing down or stopping. With the lifesling out, I think I would have a pretty good chance of getting aboard. We are pond sailors, so going overboard is not quite as serious as the middle of the Atlantic, most often there is a shoreline a reasonable distance away. If the weather gets nasty, we go back to camp and sit around the fire rather than putting on raingear. Some sailors huh.
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What''''s wrong with the MOB Poll?

billmac26,

Sounds like this discussion has prompted you to rethink a few things. That''s what''s great about these forums. We can all learn from each other.

Here''s wishing you both excellent MOB proficiency that you never need to use for real!

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