Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
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Re: Sydney Hobart Record
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.
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"