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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Originally Posted by nolatom View Post
This from Sailing Anarchy front page, earlier interview with the capt. Look at 10:47 for what he thinks about hurricanes.

If this is not a doctored interview, then I just can't believe what I'm hearing:

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Wow!....Talk about "Tugging on Superman's cape"! I'll bet you would be hard pressed to find skippers of modern ships with that much disregard for the forces of nature... Much less, an old style "underpowered" wooden boat with massive windows in the Stearn (nice view, but what could go wrong there in a hurry in big seas?)!
In addition, regarding an earlier post stating this ship carried considerably fewer and less experienced crew than the original Bounty - According to this interview, it was twice the size of the original! Unlike the Bounty, it did have a motor, but still...
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