No. 83-2003.

727 F.2d 330 (1984)

Mrs. Katrina PAVLIDES, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. GALVESTON YACHT BASIN, INC., et al., Defendants-Appellees, AMF Slickcraft Boat Division, etc., et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Rehearing Denied March 8, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Clann & Pearson, Michael K. Clann, Houston, Tex., for Galveston Yacht Basin, Inc.

Butler, Rice, Cook & Knapp, Tom Alexander, Don Fogel, Houston, Tex., for AMF Slickcraft, AMF Robalo & AMF Inc.

Schmidt & Matthews, W. Douglas Matthews, Timothy F. Lee, Houston, Tex., for plaintiffs-appellants.

Before GEE, TATE and HIGGINBOTHAM, Circuit Judges.

GEE, Circuit Judge:

On a February Sunday in 1976, Sam Pavlides and four of his chums set out on a fishing trip in Pavlides' Robalo 236 motorboat. Four of them, including Pavlides, never returned: they died while attempting to swim to safety from their swamped boat. The fifth, Anthony Moustakelis, made it to an adjacent oil rig.

On this appeal, the decedents' estates challenge the trial court's conclusion that the...

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