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Check this link. It says they did the Drake Passage in a hobie cat. I know it wasn't a stock hobie- it was carbon fibre if I'm not mistaken and had little pontoon platforms to sleep on. I remember reading about it in the local marine press at the time. After all the modifications I guess it's hard to still call it a hobie cat! They have left across the Pacific on a 25ft catamaran- presumably similar to the other one. These guys are fantastic!

Here's a link:

http://www.zone.com.br/corridadeaven...noticias=20687
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