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Depends where the hole is and how big it is, but: 1. First, determine if it's neccessary to try and patch the hole in open water. If you're close to shore, then go ashore and patch it there. If you're losing air faster than you could get back to shore, then you need to act quick. 2. Locate the the hole.If you can't find the hole, then you can't stop the ...


Being at fault has nothing to do with the decision. If you are in trouble and cannot extricate yourself without risk to life or making your injuries more serious, you push the button, cost be dammed.

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