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Wow, smacky, you sure do have a way of finding things. I've been googling for an article like that every couple hours all day. That's them all right. I haven't heard anything about the weather except what was stated in the article smacky just linked (why is it so hard to find historical weather online?). 30kts and 8' seas doesn't sound too bad.
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Some one was asking about crewing on a boat crossing at that time and I think it was a Gulfstar. Same boat?
I would if this one is relative to this thread:

Real Life Weather Scenario

With tropical storm Bret moving north in the Atlantic, I have two questions for you guys to kick around.

1.) My friends are in the midst of an Atlantic crossing. Their last known position (8 hours ago) was 39°53'45.71"N, 64°25'4.80"W, with a heading of approximately 100. If they slow down... Bret will hit them (Tropical Storm Bret : 5 Day Forecast Map : Weather Underground). If they continue as they are... they should make it to the far side of the projection cone by Friday when Bret arrives, but that seems risky. Is the best solution to turn back? What would you do and why? They're in a Gulfstar 50 ketch.


Am I crazy if...
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Glad that they are safe. As a fellow Gulfstar 50 owner, it is sad to see one lost. As anyone else, I am curious about the series of events that led to the engine loss, sail loss, taking in water. Sounds like a streak of bad luck.
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Wow, smacky, you sure do have a way of finding things. I've been googling for an article like that every couple hours all day. That's them all right. I haven't heard anything about the weather except what was stated in the article smacky just linked (why is it so hard to find historical weather online?). 30kts and 8' seas doesn't sound too bad.

No worries rm. It's just awesomeness.

So, from what I heard in the audio, an oil cooler malfunction filled the engine with seawater, then the starboard main stays (shrouds?) parted...leaving them drifting on a sea anchor.

I didn't hear anything about them actively taking on water (apart from the oil cooler thing which happened a couple of days prior to the call according to the audio).

Regardless, definitely a bad day as he says.
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The AMVER blog seems to indicate that the boat was still afloat and was cast adrift, so here's hoping we'll see a S/V Satori/Perfect Storm situation. Maybe it'll wash up on a beach in Newfoundland and they can get at least some of their possessions back, and maybe even refloat the boat.
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Hurricane season?!

Might as well ask why they were sailing near giant narwhals during mating season.

We do know there were no hurricanes mid-Atlantic this month.
We don't know if they were sunk by giant narwhals.

Colluding with that whale that sank Ishmael in just one shot up in Alaska.
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rockDAWG, I think you're right that those posts are related. I believe they've even given me enough information to know who CambridgeKid is. I am nearly certain I've met him around the marina.
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rockDAWG, I think you're right that those posts are related. I believe they've even given me enough information to know who CambridgeKid is. I am nearly certain I've met him around the marina.
I bet he's glad he turned down the gig at this point.

Looks like he generally got some pretty good advice in those threads.
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I bet he's glad he turned down the gig at this point.

Looks like he generally got some pretty good advice in those threads.
I believe CambridgeKid boarded another boat to Iceland. Damn, he is a lucky dog. I wish I had a chance like this. I don't even mind to beon the ill-fated Triumph as long as I get recused. Can you image, I can brag about it all over sailnet.

Ok I will embellish a bit for the dramatic effect
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Sounds like the vessel wasn't that sound.
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