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post #58 of Old 09-23-2008
Giulietta
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Yesterday..the wind was blowing 80 knots...gusting 300...the waves were around 200 feet..but I have seen worse...but as you know as a "merda de boi" sailor, I only go out when it's like that...

Here is a photo of me sailing in those conditions..can you see the Tsunami coming at me??



This is how scared I was...look at those white caps...60 knots...that is...




The sea was really rough...



My heel was so extreme the spreaders were toching the water..really...but on the other side of the boat...270 deg, from the wind...really..i am not a "merda de boi" teller....

But then...I put on my Darth Vader helmet...and pushed on...



I then heaved to..look at those sea conditions...good thing I heave to with a drogue



Then I realized ....I gotta go back to sailnet and give them some of this:

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