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    Re: Following the Charles W. Morgan
    From: Lu Abel
    Date: 2014 Jun 19, 13:07 -0700
    And I'll bet the original crew did NOT use the safety harnesses we saw the current crew member using....


    From: Bill B <NoReply_BillB@fer3.com>
    To: luabel{at}ymail.com
    Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:51 PM
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Following the Charles W. Morgan

    Thanks for the interesting video link. I forwarded the message to a
    college friend that I cruise Lake Michigan with on occasion.
    
    His response: "Why I don't sail on square riggers is encapsulated in
    that video."
    
    On 6/17/2014 3:56 PM, Tom Sult wrote:
    > Here is an interesting video made by a Morgan crew member climbing to
    > the royal yard on the main mast.  Notably, she disdained the lubbers
    > hole, the easier way to reach the main top platform, and instead climbed
    > by the futtock shrouds at both the main top and the crosstrees. This
    > involves leaning somewhat backwards. Near the top of her climb, she also
    > coped with a broken ratline.
    >
    > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08gWeK-4MgI
    
    




       
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