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Old 03 December 2008, 06:15   #11
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I assume he wasn't wearing a lifejacket but many people would have taken it off by then anyway.
Your assumption seems well found...

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/ne...-14090312.html

"It is understood he was not wearing a lifejacket at the time"

Sad, unfortunate, and unnecessary.
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Old 03 December 2008, 14:50   #12
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I assume he wasn't wearing a lifejacket but many people would have taken it off by then anyway

Then they'd be idiots wouldn't they?

Shit happens but theres no point inviting it, The water is never your friend it just kids you sometimes that it is. One shoul never be complacent about safety and always wear your Lifejacket (or whatever the trendy people call them) till you are away from the waters edge. I agree t is a tragedy but probably avoidable like most accidnts
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Another one. There was a pic of the boat in today's paper. Looks like a 18' skiff. Given the proximity to a village, I am guessing they didn't have mobile phones either.
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Another one. There was a pic of the boat in today's paper. Looks like a 18' skiff. Given the proximity to a village, I am guessing they didn't have mobile phones either.
Bloody hell - some of the luckiest people around - just 1 dead - it could so easily have been all of them!!!
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you only need a missing gas cartridge or a not fastned buckle for this to happen ,i once was involved in an incident with an angler that was washed off a pier, he was wearing a survival suit but he dident last more than 15 mins .
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