Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Windy Wyoming
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I just heard from some guy at the Yacht Club that Seb Josse and JF Cuzon were airlifted from BT
during the the TJV race after catastrophic structural failure.
The bartender speculated the boat was damaged during "unusually violent roughhousing about who overcooked the Orzo." Another guy said he heard on an internet discussion board the boat was attacked and repeatedly holed by a pack of narwhales, furious at British Telecom over lousy service.
But I think I know
what really happened. BT was making way under #5 and double reefed main when they struck a soggy bundle of Latitude 38
magazines. The sheer weight of pretension tore their keel off. They activated their Epirb, updated their Facebook and Twitter ("OMG, wr snkng!"), and emptied the wine cellar while awaiting rescue.
If any of this is inaccurate, no doubt an encyclical from Pope LaDonna I
will put my feet back on the path of righteousness.
Albin Ballad 30, Fionn