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Old 07-28-2010
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At 14 years old we're not rewarding her sailing ability or navigation skills, just the fact she might be a young, lucky, girl. And what happens if she's not lucky?

This is stupid.

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Crew Wanted: sailing round the world, captain is a 14 year old girl. Who would even consider going? Really?
This is a big reason why she's doing it by herself, no one with a clear mind would be dumb enough to sign up for this voyage.
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