Re: [bolger] from NPR.com 10/2/01 "Lost Rower"
- Good to hear from you again, Chris!
The boat is probably "Cruising Rowboat" in BWAOM.
Sad. Let's keep him in our prayers.
JB in Kennesaw.
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Subject: [bolger] from NPR.com 10/2/01 "Lost Rower"
| This man is reported to have been rowing a 20 foot boat "built by
| Phil Bolger," though it was probably =designed= by Phil, instead.
| from NPR.com 10/2/01 "Lost Rower"
| Noah Adams speaks with Jennifer Clark, a professional satellite
| oceanographer, about the possible fate of missing rower Dr. Nenad
| Bilic. Bilic left Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on a 20-foot boat on May
| 16, for a solo trip to Ireland's Bantry Bay. Clark, who has been
| charting Bilic's course, last spoke with the 62-year-old retired
| cardiologist on Sept. 24. (3:30)
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- The following article has a picture of the boat, which does look like
the Cruising Rowboat:
--- In bolger@y..., "John Bell" <jmbell@m...> wrote:
> Good to hear from you again, Chris!
> The boat is probably "Cruising Rowboat" in BWAOM.
> Sad. Let's keep him in our prayers.
> JB in Kennesaw.
- Phil Bolger & Friends has posted a message on the WoodenBoat forum
concerning this incident at:
- I can't find a reference on the website but there was a report on
television tonight that the son was in Ireland and so far has spent
£30,000 on on-going search flights in a square pattern about 150
miles out in the Atlantic. They are hoping that the fact that no
debris has been found is a good sign.
--- In bolger@y..., pongo19050@y... wrote:
> Phil Bolger & Friends has posted a message on the WoodenBoat forum
> concerning this incident at:
> Andy Farquhar
>Phil Bolger & Friends has posted a message on the WoodenBoat forumI was watching this storm because it was our first "Winter" style
>concerning this incident at:
wave maker of the season. I distinctly recall looking at the wave
forecast on the FNMOC site and marveling at the intensity the storm
achieved on the eastern side of the Atlantic.
Having grown up with the blue corduroy of the pacific, one of the
most amazing aspects of the Atlantic off Ireland is how short the
period can be on mountainous seas. I've seen 15 meter seas with 8-9
second period. Check out "Ryan's Daughter" for big nasty grey lumps
pounding on the shore of the Irish coast.
Hopefully this guy's EPIRB got triggered by some freak wave and he's
just dazed, grateful and rowing Eastward.
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