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Originally Posted by snowflake123 View Post

..You and I know that a decent boat is necessary to cross the Atlantic...The Catamaran is some years old...36ft Catamaran...We will leave last Sunday of November.... just like your friends would ask you to go on vacation with them. ....... It´s all about fairness and having fun for 2-3 weeks.´s definitely going to be a cool trip.
I wish you a very good vacations and a cool trip, on the end of November, in Açores. But I would not call fun to sail out of Açores in the end of November on a "some years old 36ft cat". Maybe you get lucky, but let me show some videos of Açores on that season:

This one is only some days old:

YouTube - MVI_2233.MOV

This is from =1/01/2010:

País - Está a abater-se forte temporal sobre os Açores - RTP Noticias, Vídeo

This is from 28/12/2009:

Notícias País A Ilha Terceira foi dos locais mais afectados pelo temporal nos Açores 28-12-2009 | VÃ*deos NotÃ*cias | SIC Online

This one is from 08/10/2008:

YouTube - Mau Tempo I

This one on 28/08/2008:

YouTube - viento y lluvia en el mar

Well, at least you know that this one is ready to pick you up...if you don't get lucky

Sailing in Açores seas on a search and rescue mission:

YouTube - (HD) Storm In Azores - Tempestade (NRP Joao Coutinho F475) SAR MAR09


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