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Admiralty – Tort/Negligence – Closed-Head Injury – Novice Passenger – Gybe Maneuver (access required)

Holding: The defendant sailboat-captain was negligent when he saw an invited passenger sitting where she would be struck by the main sheet if he performed a gybe maneuver, he failed to make sure she was out of the way, and he performed the maneuver, causing the main sheet to strike the passenger in the head, ...

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