^^^^ not a sailor?
Square rigged boats are built for high winds. It was a mechanical failure, ding bat. Those boats are safer at sea than banging against a piling 10 feet from shore. That boats has been through many a hurricane before this one. "Another one chaulked up for graveyard of the Atlantic?" AGAIN, not a sailor, as most wrecks happen within 10 miles of shore.
You want to talk about "costing the taxpayers money?" Let us talk about how many motor boats have run out of gas only to call mayday to the Coast Guard.
And to the Coast Guard, thank you :)
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