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post #2 of Old 05-19-2010
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Hit it on the right day, you could sail around it in an opti, or paddle around it in a kayak or canoe. Hit it on the wrong day, and you would not want to be on the USS Enterprise! or equal LARGE ship!

Hit it in that area's summer, probably not a big deal, kinda like sailing down Washingtons west coast, hit it in the winter, you have 40-50' seas, and 60 mph wins! same with the Gulf of Alaska!

More than one has sailed around the horn with typical boats, most prefer something on the stout side of things.

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