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    Re: Circum nav solo with sextant and paper chart
    From: Bill Lionheart
    Date: 2021 Feb 2, 17:37 +0000

    But going through the Panama Canal would not count  as solo unassisted
    non-stop circumnavigation!  All the Imocas in the Vandee Globe who got
    to Cape Horn look like they will finish now. Quite a few failed
    earlier.  It seems the Horn is no longer the insurmountable challenge
    it used to be, perhaps with modern weather routing.
    
    Bill King, another Irish single handed circumnavigator, did get
    demasted around the Horn one of his attempts.
    
    Bill
    
    
    On Tue, 2 Feb 2021 at 16:32, Greg Rudzinski  wrote:
    >
    > IMHO Cape Horn is too dangerous for solo sailing although at sea danger is 
    ubiquitous.  Going through Panama seems the more rational route.
    >
    > Greg Rudzinski
    >
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