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Old 02-15-2012
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In my earlier 20 I did two transatlantic trips and one inparticular was just an awesome experience I would like to have captured in a bottle. We were 6 days out of Falmouth England on a broad reach of about 15 knots in a large Baltic when I came topside for the 2-6 AM watch and when I finally settled in The beauty of the night sky, being all alone in the universe 6 days from any land over came me for hours. hearing the hissing of the boat through the water trailing a phos[phescent wake with only the light of a wanoing cresent moon made me really small and understanding the miracle of my being where I was.

Even now 35 years later I can close my eyes and go back to that place...I will never forget it

Dave
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