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Everest of the oceans (The Observer)
by NewsReader 05-20-2006

On Thursday morning, 1,300 miles west of Land's End, a 32-year-old Dutchman named Hans Horrevoets was washed overboard. He had been trimming a spinnaker, in the pitch black, sailing downwind in 30 gusting knots in one of the most remarkable boats put together on this planet.

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