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post #4 of Old 12-24-2008
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Yup... snow can sink boats pretty well...since it can lead to clogged cockpit drains, which can lead to the cockpit filling, then the boat fills with water....then blub...blub... blub...

Rain, if it is warm enough, and if the air temps are high enough can lead to the snow melting... but if it the air isn't warm enough, it just makes the snow denser and usually turns it to ice.




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