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Old 01 February 2013, 13:34   #21
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very sad! agree with all the comments. the minimum we can do is learn from the accident!
having a 15 yo son who regularly comes out with me, i cant imagine what the father went through and is going through.
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1st thing I was told by the RYA instructor don't follow the boat in front just incase someone falls out
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Old 01 February 2013, 13:45   #23
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There may be 26 + ribs, but you are allowed to keep a distance from the rib in front, it is not mandatory to travel up it's chuff.

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Old 01 February 2013, 14:47   #24
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very sad! agree with all the comments. the minimum we can do is learn from the accident!
having a 15 yo son who regularly comes out with me, i cant imagine what the father went through and is going through.
absolutely, one thing is for sure, I have a 9 and 7 year old and I will be paying extra attention to them having read this awful tale. Mine never hang over the bow, but my son does/did travel up front.

I feel for the father, in one single moment life changes forever.
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What a terrible terrible accident, my utmost sympathy for the family, RIP young lad.
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