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post #18 of Old 07-21-2008
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Having never done it I offer this....

Check out the book by Bernard Motessier "Cape Horn the Logical Route." He takes Cape horn to Port after spending much time in the 40s and 50s latitudes. He hand steered for days down the face of great waves in a 40ft ketch and gives good descriptions.

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