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Old 09-19-2021, 01:13 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by backinblue View Post
Did your sailboat not have a motor? Just because you are sailing doesn't mean you can't use it in an emergency. I got pretty good sailing on and off a mooring. Good practice on boat control if you have the opportunity and would be helpful in a MOB situation under sail.
Originally Posted by dannc View Post
... We are doing these POB drills for sailing classes so we have to follow The Book...

This would be much easier and faster under power and even better if the POB had a PLB.

Yes, the sail boats have an engine but the courses require using certain techniques, which is not using the engine.

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