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Here's a little story for your Friday afternoon...it seems competitors at the 49th Semana Internacional del Yachting held at Mar del Plata got a bit of a surprise when the skipper of the submarine ARA Salta decided the best place to surface was in the midst of the Oppie regatta. Happily, the crew of the sub escaped without injury (never mess with a riled up Oppie sailor they bite) and no one was hurt in the incident, which was initially denied by the ARA despite extensive footage shot from the Safety Boats and elsewhere, although racing had to be cancelled as the sub took out a number of racing marks…

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