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Old 02-26-2013, 10:06 AM
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Missing sailboat

Seems odd they would be 65 miles offshore on a day trip with a 4 yr old.

'This is the Charm Blow, we are abandoning ship' - CNN.com

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Old 02-26-2013, 10:38 AM
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Exactly, 65 miles out in a sail boat is rather odd.
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Perhaps they were trying to bring something/one in or out of the country?
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:27 AM
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Seems odd they would be 65 miles offshore on a day trip with a 4 yr old.

'This is the Charm Blow, we are abandoning ship' - CNN.com
Wouldn't 65 miles be ~10 hours of sailing on a yacht that size? Heckuva day trip.
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:21 PM
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I'm thinking hoax.
Or the two biggest jackasses on the West Coast.
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this is even more odd, was a link on that story's page: Three years later, no sign of missing family - CNN.com
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:22 PM
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Perhaps they did not intend to be there.
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this is even more odd, was a link on that story's page: Three years later, no sign of missing family - CNN.com
That is very strange.
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Perhaps they did not intend to be there.
Ending up 65 miles off shore unintentionally without earlier notification to the Coast Guard of a problem seems weird.
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Old 02-26-2013, 04:08 PM
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I'm thinking hoax.
Or the two biggest jackasses on the West Coast.
I was thinking the same thing.
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Old 02-26-2013, 04:15 PM
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Ending up 65 miles off shore unintentionally without earlier notification to the Coast Guard of a problem seems weird.
True but the cruise clearly did not go according to plan.
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True but the cruise clearly did not go according to plan.
Perhaps it was intended to be a 3 hour tour...
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Old 02-26-2013, 04:42 PM
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Perhaps it was intended to be a 3 hour tour...
I actually thought of incorporating that into my post!
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Search for Missing Sailboat Suspended, Hoax Possible, Coast Guard Says - ABC News
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Old 02-26-2013, 05:23 PM
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Coast Guard releases mayday call from the Charmblow - YouTube

Pretty calm for an abandoning ship call.

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