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Old 12-18-2010
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Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
Sounds like a pretty nutty day. .
Yes, just an unlikely set of circumstances occurring at the same time. My luck....Carma.

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Did you have the old cotton mouth I always get when things start to fall apart?

Hey, you made it. And you learned a lot. Good work, dude.
I didn't really find anything particularly difficult to deal with, except for being extreemly busy for the first few hours. I was however, kicking myself in ass for having $6000 worth of camera gear on board. Most of which is my nearly brand new Nikon D2Sx. It (and the rest of its equipment) is in a large pelican case so I have contingency plans of using it as a float if worse comes to worse....and I WAS wearing my mustang survival suit, considering the day started at 39 degrees and topped out at 50 degrees. I was comfortable in that regard.

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Sometimes you have the luxury of choosing your weather window, sometimes you don't. When I moved my boat from Kemah to Port Aransas, it was at the end of January last year. The weather gave me a three day window of what looked like near perfect conditions sandwiched between bad conditions. My window then deteriorated into a 3 knot wind on the nose for most of the trip. Needless to say we motored instead of sailed for all but the last 2 hours of a 34 hour trip.
That's about right!!
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