Originally Posted by jackdale
Aaron - I think you know this; but I have about 10,000 miles of blue water experience (3 times Hawaii to PNW and once Newport, RI to St. Barths via Bermuda).
This summer was the only time I had to get outside help; I am eternily grateful to AMVER, CG Honolulu and the Navarino for the medical evacuation from Turicum.
My balls are not in the rigging, they are firmly attached to me. Pulling along side an 1100 foot container ship mid ocean takes some cojones.
10000 Nm is that all, I thought you were an old salt and I started to listen to you. Now I realize most of yours is Book tought, I have well over 30,000 Nm and more than half are single handed. It just goes to show some talk the talk others, well...