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Re: Is sailing 7,000 miles non-stop a BFS ?

what the hell is bfs?
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Re: Is sailing 7,000 miles non-stop a BFS ?

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Re: Is sailing 7,000 miles non-stop a BFS ?

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Re: Is sailing 7,000 miles non-stop a BFS ?

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Matt Rutherford owns the BFS as far as I'm concerned. His last major trip was sailing around the Americas, non-stop (including the NW Passage) in a 27' Albin Vega on a shoestring budget.

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Re: Is sailing 7,000 miles non-stop a BFS ?

The only sailor able to officially certify a BFS is SmackDaddy
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In a 30 footer??


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Re: Is sailing 7,000 miles non-stop a BFS ?

Methinks SmackDaddy does not believe 7,000 miles non-stop dragging a net on a stock daysailer with a pretty scientist is a BFS. Maybe if they get wacked by a Typhoon
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