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post #364 of Old 10-07-2008
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Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
Yeah, but you had the option of ducking under the waves once you get the guy off and med-evaced... Sailboats don't have that option...
Ha, sailboats have that option, it's called sinking. Sinking is easy when the hatches have been ripped off, mast and rigging are ripped apart and become hole making pikes and steel cable saws and bulkheads are buckling inward under 20 ton waves.

The difference is comfort - submarines sink comfortably
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