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SimonV's Journey to Australia

Simon left on his cruise to Australia today at around 11:30 am. On his behalf, I would like to say thanks to everyone at Berkeley Marina for making his stay an enjoyable one. All of your help, guidance, and friendship was very much appreciated. So here is a little video of his trip out under the GGB. Its hard to tell, but that is "Goodonya", "Pura Vida", and "Good Grief". The video is not too exciting, and I don't think I really had much choice in the song.

If there are no communications problems, on this thread I will post updates to his journey, along with his positions so you can plot his course on Google or whatever you like. If you have things to tell him, you can post them here or send them to me, and I will cut and paste them to Simon. Please make the messages short. Also, he won't be back on sailnet for a while, so don't expect responses to your posts too quickly.

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Did he file a sail plan with ya so you/we know his coruse and expected eta a whatever ports ????
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We certainly wish him well and there'll be a cold one or ten waiting for him when he makes it through Sydney Heads.

Funnily enough the Ms Wombat was asking about him only yesterday and I was about to send off a message to see how he was progressing. Obviously pretty well.

BF - not expecting timing but what was his planned route ?
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Fairest of winds to Simon & a Goodonya to BF for hosting him and helping make his visit to SF & USA a good one.
Do keep us updated.
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Hope he dosent forget about the 10 day notification by e-mail...
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Bob, please tell him I wishe a good trip and hope he makes it safe on each leg...

Tell him I said " BOA VIAGEM URSO"!!!!!
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Fair winds and smooth seas, Simon!

Wishing you an enjoyably uneventful voyage.
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Best wishes and fair winds Simon.

May you have a safe sail.
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