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A day sailing trip to the Farallon Islands to scatter his mother's ashes...
...left early Sunday in his 40-foot C&C yacht, Tenacious, from a marina near San Francisco's Fort Mason.

http://www.siliconvalley.com/mld/sil...y/16577699.htm
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He's not necessarily lost... he is missing and presumed lost. There's a huge difference. It doesn't sound like the weather has been a factor, other than the temperature, the weather seems to be relatively benign.

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This guy could turn up.
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Allways sad when a fellow sailor is missing, God be with him, and please show up, OK?? Thanks
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My friend Bruce and I were out in the Bay this AM (see photo gallery). What a beautiful day. We heard the "pan pan" go out. Very sad, I hope they find him, but its been two days now.

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Here's the latest report................Coast Guard has completed it's search.

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Not looking too good at this point...

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Coast Guard will do a couple more after dawn today

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"(Sergey)Brin was exploring whether recent satellite imagery provided for the company's popular Google Earth mapping software could be used to spot Gray's boat, a Google spokeswoman said."

That was very interesting to me. Could predict the type of navigation aids that we will all have available someday.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things y%^&*.....oh never mind. 90% of the people on sailing forums already use that as their signature! I'm not a conformist.
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