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Re: Rimas is alive and made it to guam
I think I remember reading that for the last few years that Lynn and Larry Pardee sailed they didn't carry an EPIRB because they decided that if they got in trouble they would rather go down with the ship than risk the lives of some young coast guard folks.
After 200,000 miles of sailing it was parkensons that caught up with Larry, not a boating mishap, that is impressive.
The lesson from the Icarus story is not about human failing.
It is a lesson about the limitations of wax as an adhesive.
If you have an engineering problem solve it.
Last edited by davidpm; 10-30-2017 at 09:53 PM.