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Date Fall 1992
Location Boston Charles River, basin
Water Temperature 60's
Boat(s) involved 2x4
Boat Construction 2 buoyant Vespoli fiberglass 4s
Outcome All safe. Coach's launches emptied out crews and took to shore. Freshmen team came down and carried fours home to boathouse over land. 
Description Storm in boston, waves kicked up in basin and were breaking over gunnels. After water within boat hit critical level (waves kept breaking in boat) riggers became submersed and boat floating but useless.

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