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    Re: What were they thinking?
    From: Don Seltzer
    Date: 2015 Feb 16, 20:32 -0500

    "We've never done anything like this. Dad's not even a sailor, but
    he's a quick study," Jason McGlashan told the Newport Daily News."
    
    Definitely candidates for the Darwin Award.
    
    Don Seltzer
    
    On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 5:01 PM, Lu Abel  wrote:
    > Detailed story in on-line edition of Latitude 38, a San Francisco boating
    > magazine.   Apparently this father-son team were stoked by an overabundance
    > of overconfidence.   As they put it, "we got plenty of food, plenty of
    > booze, and plenty of safety gear."   No mention of "plenty of experience" or
    > even "common sense"
    >
    > http://www.latitude38.com/lectronic/lectronicday.lasso?date=2015-02-16#Story4
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > On 2/16/2015 10:36 AM, Bruce J. Pennino wrote:
    >
    > Hello:
    >
    > In the local Boston news this morning were pictures of a U.S. Coast Guard
    > rescue 150 miles east of Cape Cod. Unbelievable storm and wave conditions
    > when two Australians were in danger on a 43 ft sail boat. We've had very
    > stormy extreme winter conditions for the past month. I have 5-6 ft snow
    > drifts in my yard and I'm raking my roof every few days.  The sailors were
    > on their way home. With all of the forecasts mostly right-on, and the
    > weather more or less predictable.....we've had snow or wind or extreme
    > conditions every 5-7 days,these sailors really put themselves and others at
    > risk. Gotta rake my roof 10-15 more inches last night and minus 9� F when we
    > awoke this AM. Boston and Worcester,MA have set many new weather records.
    > About 90 inches of snow in Boston over past 3 weeks. Sorry, snow weather is
    > off topic.
    >
    > Bruce
    >
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