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I've not seen this mentioned even thought it dates back to mid last month. If I'm repeating something, my aoplogies, but if not have a read of this.

Gripping Account Of S/v Aquarelle While Crossing To Australia From Nz - Cruiserlog's Sailing Forums and Free Cruising Crewfinder

Major freak out for Wombat cos if we do decide to buy new boat in NZ this is the stretch of water we have to cross to get home. The Tasman Sea has a very nasty reputation for dishing out this kind of nastiness. I does seem a tad strange that they set out when winds in excess of 30kts were predicted but maybe they didn't realise how ugly a sea can be whipped up in the Tasman.

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You're losing it... There was a thread on this exact same posting about two or three weeks ago...

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You're losing it... There was a thread on this exact same posting about two or three weeks ago...
Well bugger me with a baseball bat. Not having a particularly good day, am I ?

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Well bugger me with a baseball bat. Not having a particularly good day, am I ?
That's really an image I didn't need to have in my head...

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