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Re: Micro Ocean Crossing Atlantic Route

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  • gbb132000
    Stunts like this were not ever NECESSARY, in any day or age. Necessary isn t always the point. It isn t necessary to build boats out of wood. ;o) As long as
    Message 1 of 53 , Nov 1, 2002
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      Stunts like this were not ever NECESSARY, in any day or age.

      Necessary isn't always the point. It isn't necessary to build boats
      out of wood. ;o)

      As long as the fellow doesn't expect me to come rescue him (and
      realizes the Coast Guard might present a bill if they do), BRAVO!

      gbb

      --- In bolger@y..., "Peter Lenihan" <ellengaest@b...> wrote:
      > Not a bad idea so long as you,
      > 1) provide for fuel drops along that route
      > 2) figure out so way to not freeze to death
      > 3) prevent beer from freezing...
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      > Peter Lenihan,wondering if stunts like this are still necessary in
      > this day and age.........
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      > --- In bolger@y..., "betrumble" <betrumble@y...> wrote:
      > > Trailer to St Johns NF, then sail coastally 500 nautical miles
      to
      > > Hopedale LAB The crossing from there to Greenland is about
      > > 550 nautical miles. Sail coastally up Greenland 300 nautical
      > > miles, then make the crossing to Iceland -- about 500 nautical
      > > miles. From there you're less than 600 nautical miles from a
      > > bottle of single malt in Scotland. A lot of small boats have
      made
      > > the trip because it isn't as seemingly impossible as the 1700
      > > mile crossing from NF to Ireland. With luck you'd never need
      > > more ten days worth of beer.
    • gbb132000
      Stunts like this were not ever NECESSARY, in any day or age. Necessary isn t always the point. It isn t necessary to build boats out of wood. ;o) As long as
      Message 53 of 53 , Nov 1, 2002
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        Stunts like this were not ever NECESSARY, in any day or age.

        Necessary isn't always the point. It isn't necessary to build boats
        out of wood. ;o)

        As long as the fellow doesn't expect me to come rescue him (and
        realizes the Coast Guard might present a bill if they do), BRAVO!

        gbb

        --- In bolger@y..., "Peter Lenihan" <ellengaest@b...> wrote:
        > Not a bad idea so long as you,
        > 1) provide for fuel drops along that route
        > 2) figure out so way to not freeze to death
        > 3) prevent beer from freezing...
        >
        > Peter Lenihan,wondering if stunts like this are still necessary in
        > this day and age.........
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > --- In bolger@y..., "betrumble" <betrumble@y...> wrote:
        > > Trailer to St Johns NF, then sail coastally 500 nautical miles
        to
        > > Hopedale LAB The crossing from there to Greenland is about
        > > 550 nautical miles. Sail coastally up Greenland 300 nautical
        > > miles, then make the crossing to Iceland -- about 500 nautical
        > > miles. From there you're less than 600 nautical miles from a
        > > bottle of single malt in Scotland. A lot of small boats have
        made
        > > the trip because it isn't as seemingly impossible as the 1700
        > > mile crossing from NF to Ireland. With luck you'd never need
        > > more ten days worth of beer.
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