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re: Medical Evacuation on Maui Return
I heard about that when it happened but I had thought you were circumnavigating the Island from some comments you made a while ago. Good job getting that guy off and getting up beside that container vessel...hat's off.
We tried to go around in July, but gale force winds prevented that. I came home for a few days before heading to Maui to bring Turicum back. I am going to spend the next month on dry land before teaching a couple of courses out of Sidney.
I have a great respect for the crew of the Navarino for diverting. One of my crew has some video. I will see if he can post it.
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