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I think this guy is a very lucky man....

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Sailing into a named storm is a pretty dumb idea. Trying to beat one across the Atlantic is also of questionable intelligence.
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Yes he is very lucky.
I was able to find the boat...looks like a Cape Dory 36 built in 1979.
Vessel Name: SEANNINE USCG Doc. No.: 615562
Vessel Service: RECREATIONAL IMO Number: *
Trade Indicator: Recreational Call Sign: *
Hull Material: PLASTIC - MSIS LEGACY Hull Number: CPDT0034M80C
Ship Builder: * Year Built: 1979


Length (ft.): 36.2
Hailing Port: FAIRHAVEN MA Hull Depth (ft.): 8.2
Owner: CYRIL E O'LEARY
38 CEDAR STREET
FAIRHAVEN, MA 02719
Hull Breadth (ft.): 10.9
Gross Tonnage: 16
Net Tonnage: 14
Documentation Issuance Date: July 12, 2007 Documentation Expiration Date: August 31, 2008
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I think I've seen that boat.
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He was "trying a shorter route to the Azores" (from Fairhaven, Ma) and thought he could run across the northern edge of a named storm (which was quite N of the Azores route)? And running E towards the most dangerous quadrant?

2nd guessing is always easy but I don't really understand anything except good thing for EPIRB.
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Article said he's done ocean crossings before. Might not have been that bad if he hadn't been dismasted.

Okay, so here's a question. Say the dude deployed a Jordan Series Drogue as soon as he started to get in the really nasty bits, think he'd have been alright?
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Okay, so here's a question. Say the dude deployed a Jordan Series Drogue as soon as he started to get in the really nasty bits, think he'd have been alright?
With multi-story size seas, no I don't.
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Personally, I think deploying a JSD would have been a better option than running into the most dangerous quadrant of the storm.
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I was out in Cristobal 24 hours before it was declared a Tropical Storm, 18' seas, 38 knot winds off the coast of SC, and there is no way on God's blue earth I would have been anywhere but the helm at that point! I was motoring just off the wind, and couple of times had green water up to the dodger and over onto the bimini! With a 11'5" beam, it'd be way to easy to roll in those kind of waves.
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NCS...Welcome! OK...so what is the rest of the story?...why were you out there and what did you do to get out of there!? Whatkind of boat?
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