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post #42 of Old 02-23-2011
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Originally Posted by HVVega View Post
"A Buoy floating in the middle of the atlantic Ocean. No idea what harbor it once guarded or came from".
I was single handing 400nm south of Indonesia and was down below, nothing around, no sign of shipping when suddenly a loud banging all down the side of the boat. I had collided with something and it sounded large.

Raced up on deck to find a radio beacon used by the long-liners in that part of the world to mark the end of their fishing line, bouncing along the side of the boat.

I nearly wet myself.

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