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Last edition of the Yacht sailing magazine comes with a fantastic story:

The worse documented nightmare in a boat. Well, it does not beat Ulysses misadventures but it is pretty bad. The story is about a 3 mast sailboat trying to pass the worn. They have taken 99 days and lost 3 men. Huge storms keep pushing them back. This was their course:

Can you imagine? that is absolutely crazy...what a nightmare

The boat was this beauty:

The ship was the three mast "Susanna" with captain Christian Jürgens Simon and the year was 1905.
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