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Re: Sydney Hobart Record

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Originally Posted by night0wl View Post
jebus...there are times im afraid to go 38 knots equivalent in my automobile...these guys did it on the ocean.
Not just any ocean either! The fact that they (a) broke the record and (b) didn't break anything else is a real testament to the skill and experience of Langman and his crew.

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