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I read Motion of the Ocean also and it was a fantastic read. I alughed out loud on several occasions and she is young too which makes it a little more accessible and easy to see yourself in her shoes.
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Did you guys read Ashleys post on her blog from November 8th? They were in a bad storm and had to be rescued by the coast guard.


Glad you guys are ok!
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OMG! I read and i'm stunned! Glad they survived!
I can't help but wonder about the dates.. they made it from NY on the 2nd to the Gulf Stream on the 8th? in that short a time? Sure would like to hear the speculation on this one! Did the weather go freakish or was the trip planned badly?

I don't know where to look for the CG reports on such a rescue either.
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My friends made it from Marion, Mass to Norfolk, VA in about three-and-a-half days, with a night stop in Port Jefferson, NY. So getting down to the Gulf Stream from NY in six isn't that tough.
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Thanks SD. Cam sent me a PM also.. looked up the incident on the CG site.
coastal sailing must be way faster then river sailing! LOL
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