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post #116 of Old 07-08-2013
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Re: Sailboat perishes off Hatteras, USCG rescues crew

Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Weeks at sea, wet, drifting, sleepless, tired, with a broken boat sucks.
That should be a cautionary statement to anyone looking to do passages. I know it is to me. At this point in my life, I have no desire to cross oceans.
Yup, bluewater passagemaking certainly ain't for everybody, and yet many wannabees seem strangely steadfast in their refusal to acknowledge that simple reality... (grin)

His one comment pretty much says it all:


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