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Old 05-20-2018, 08:05 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by dhays View Post
Not in salt water. Bigger concern would be cold water immersion heart attack.
Good point, especially for an old dude.

Electricity is still a concern;

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Be on the lookout in freshwater lakes and brackish marinas. In salt water, current is likely to go around a swimmer unless he grabs onto an electrically charged swim ladder or other metal object attached to a boat with a leaking current.
https://www.yachtingmagazine.com/3-ways-save-your-life
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