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Old 04-26-2010, 04:43 PM
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Ian i'm not looking for protection while underway I'm just looking for the best way or method of protection if i ever actually get caught and have to take cover in the cabin. I keep a very close watch on the weather and have been on lake Erie my whole life so i do know what the sighs are. I agree the best protection is to not be out in it but with the amount of time i spend out on the water i would just like to be prepared if the situation arises. I made a run from Toledo to Monroe one time just after dusk and got broadsided by a very energetic storm coming offshore. Luckily i hit the marina just as it really ramped up but had i left five or ten minutes later then i did it could have gotten ugly. Also two years ago when Rob and I did the Miami-Bimini race we came back in just as a pretty energetic storm was kicking up also rolling offshore. I would like to see if there are any "rules of thumb" or methods of protection specifically for lower profiled boats. I know it was a close call both times i mentioned and if it ever happens again i would like to prepared.
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Old 04-26-2010, 04:45 PM
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Sorry guys the blow boat comment was a joke,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Sorry about the miss understanding.
hey no prob Wildman
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