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Re: Sydney Hobart Record

Originally Posted by JimMcGee View Post
Very impressive. Must've been a helluva ride!
No doubt. At the speeds they were going on that particular stretch of ocean, they would have to have spent far more time in the air than they ever did on the water..

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