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Old 12-21-2013
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re: Missing endangered man on sailboat Florida

I wouldn't be too worried yet. It's only been four days, which is not excessively long if the winds were light and he's sailing solo. A boat like that might average 100 to 125 miles a day under sail and if he went nonstop and I believe KW is something over 600 miles from Pensi. I'm far away, but perhaps some of you on the Gulf coast and Fla west coast could chime in with the past week's weather. There are some places on the Fla west coast he could have pulled into, where he might not have communications as well.
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