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1000 days at sea

Well, the 1000 days at sea nuts are over 100 days out. Good thing they have pics and a tracker, or this might become another Teignmouth Electron episode. They already got hit by a freighter 2 weeks out, bent the bowsprit, but were able to make repairs.
Who wants to take bets that this turns into a Lord of the Flies type situation after 400 days?

for those that don't know the Teignmouth Electron:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Crowhurst

http://1000days.net/home/
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Well, the 1000 days at sea nuts are over 100 days out. Good thing they have pics and a tracker, or this might become another Teignmouth Electron episode. They already got hit by a freighter 2 weeks out, bent the bowsprit, but were able to make repairs.
Who wants to take bets that this turns into a Lord of the Flies type situation after 400 days?

for those that don't know the Teignmouth Electron:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Crowhurst

http://1000days.net/home/
Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!

Don't start this again.

please (he whimpered) futiley.

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was this already out there???
Sorry, I couldn't find it........

ALSO IGNORE THIS POST!
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was this already out there???
Sorry, I couldn't find it........

ALSO IGNORE THIS POST!

Filed under Bumfuzzle and General Religious waffle.

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From that link in Wikkipedia:

Donald Crowhurst (1932–1969) was an English businessman and amateur sailor who died while competing in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, a single-handed, round-the-world yacht race. Crowhurst had entered the race in hopes of winning a cash prize from the Sunday Times to aid his failing business. Instead, he encountered difficulty early in the voyage, and secretly abandoned the race while reporting false positions, in an attempt to appear to complete a circumnavigation without actually circling the world. Evidence found after his disappearance indicates that this attempt ended in insanity and suicide.


And now lives in Seattle and goes by the name of Knotaloud /US25 / Guesser / Lurkette, etc. etc. etc.
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From that link in Wikkipedia:

Donald Crowhurst (1932–1969) was an English businessman and amateur sailor who died while competing in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, a single-handed, round-the-world yacht race. Crowhurst had entered the race in hopes of winning a cash prize from the Sunday Times to aid his failing business. Instead, he encountered difficulty early in the voyage, and secretly abandoned the race while reporting false positions, in an attempt to appear to complete a circumnavigation without actually circling the world. Evidence found after his disappearance indicates that this attempt ended in insanity and suicide.


And now lives in Seattle and goes by the name of Knotaloud /US25 / Guesser / Lurkette, etc. etc. etc.
Donald was not a well boy !!

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Either is Knotaloud... or whoever/whatever he is going by nowadays.
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If you Kids want to see a real Love-fest, click on this.

And fire up the popcorn and burgers, 'cuz you'll be a while...........

http://www.sailinganarchy.com/forums...howtopic=52463
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Best part is thy will probably do it.
At least they tried...
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Best part is thy will probably do it.
At least they tried...
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I have to admit it would be cool, but she will end up preggers, not to much else to do but work on the boat
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