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Old 07-16-2013
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Re: Interesting tale of a captain who abandoned vessel

A bit more info in this bit from CW:

Sailboat Washes Ashore on Martha's Vineyard | Cruising World

No HF receiver aboard, no means of monitoring weather other than a barometer...

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“In retrospect, not having a way to check the weather was a bad decision, but I guess that’s what makes for good stories later.”
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