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Re: 16 Months at adrift at Sea

Originally Posted by caberg View Post
Many 20-something foot boats--power, sail, rowed--have made long ocean passages. We don't know what this boat looked like, but it's certainly theoretically possible for a 24 foot boat to make it.
For me, it's not a question of whether a 24' boat could could survive more than a year in the open ocean. Rather, it's how long could a human survive in those conditions. My opinion is an emphatic NO. This is either a grand hoax, or a gross misinterpretation of how long he was actually out there.
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