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Another "Cause" (tongue in cheek)

So as some may know the folks over at The Onion and they did this sailing style, I figured we could all use a little chuckle.

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Added Gilmer, "Even if just one person reads a news article about my pointless ego trip instead of a story about the global financial crisis, then I've done my job."

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I was impressed by his predicted travel time: 28,000 nm in just 90 days. That averages out to 311 nm/day.

He must be a wicked good sailor!!!

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I was impressed by his predicted travel time: 28,000 nm in just 90 days. That averages out to 311 nm/day
jaschrumpf, you must be an engineer. Immediately did the math......

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I was impressed by his predicted travel time: 28,000 nm in just 90 days. That averages out to 311 nm/day.

He must be a wicked good sailor!!!
When your mind is not distracted by all the trivial things happening you can focus on performance.

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Does he need crew?
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Does he need crew?
We could start an "Occupy the Boat" protest and camp out on his deck.

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