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    Re: What do offshore recreational navigators really do?
    From: Robert Gainer
    Date: 2005 Jun 7, 17:17 +0000

    I may have missed something in the last day or two. Is someone saying that
    the Semtons are less then the perfect example of seamanship and skill?
    Robert Gainer
    
    
    >From: Lu Abel 
    >Reply-To: Navigation Mailing List 
    >To: NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM
    >Subject: Re: What do offshore recreational navigators really do?
    >Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2005 09:36:43 -0700
    >
    >Do these folks count as mariners made of stern stuff or simply fools??
    >
    >Lu Abel
    >
    >Peter Fogg wrote:
    >
    >>Reminds me of Beryl and Miles Smeeton who deliberately sailed
    >>without a radio. They didn't want anyone having to put themselves
    >>in danger of their account.
    >>
    >>Which, as it turns out, was thoughtful of them. They sailed from Melbourne
    >>after attending the Olympic games there in 1956 towards Cape Horn, were
    >>pitchpoled while deep in the Southern Ocean, then got themselves to
    >>Valparaiso under jury rig where they repaired the boat as best they could
    >>in
    >>the naval shipyard. Set sail south, back towards Cape Horn and were rolled
    >>again. They treated this as another temporary setback. Years later they
    >>finally managed to sail around the Cape from east to west during another
    >>passage in the same boat.
    >>
    >>Guess that's stern stuff. The subject line is apt.
    >>
    >>
    
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