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Old 12-28-2012   #11
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Re: The Great Ocean Race

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Originally Posted by Coquina View Post

Maybe - but back then that was ALL sailing - no GPS and LORAN was fairly new for sailboats too. We found Bermuda using DR, sun sites, and an RDF the next year!

Joe
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(weird sailnet rule made me take the link out of the quote )
Joe, we share a couple of interests in common, and I knew your name from aviation circles (DCpilots) long before I ever bought a sailboat, so it was a pleasant surprise when I came across this article.

I'm still hoping to do a Delmarva trip and toy with the idea of recuiting some fellow adventurous types and doing it non-stop as a sort of cruising tribute to the GOR.

That said the economic climate is making it very difficult to continue owning both the boat and the airplane and I may soon face having to dispose of one, the other, or possibly both in order to maintain my financial health.
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