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A fine little article on one man sailing his dream...

Check it out.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...100701361.html
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Darn good story. There is hope for guys like me eh? Thanks for the post.

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Nice one.

What are you pretending not to know ?

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Thanks seabreeze...nice tale!
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Thanks for sharing that, great story. John

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Thansk for the link.

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her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

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His website is extremely interesting. Anyone thinking about making a serious bluewater passage should take a look at the modifications he did for the trip:

http://www.kestrelboat.com/boat.html

Life is too short to sail ugly boats.

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Great story. Thanks for posting it.
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