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Old 28-05-2010, 06:17   #1
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One Girls Ocean Challenge

One of our club (Ashbridge's Bay Yacht Club, Toronto) members is entering the 2011 Mini Transat, France to Brazil in a 21 foot boat, singlehanded. Check out Diane's progress here:
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She's entering the Bermuda Ocean Race first on June 10th and the coming back solo as her qualifier for the Mini Transat. Let's all wish her luck!!
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Old 29-05-2010, 15:11   #2
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Tribal Connections prohibit me from hoping she wins.. lol
But I do wish her every success and a safe crossing.. with honours..
Go Girl...
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Long way in a small boat

It seems like a long distance to go in a boat called a Mini. A bit like driving across country with 4 kids in a Mini Morris except that the small kids are big waves. I wish her a bon voyage!

p.s. Boatman - I haven't figured out what tribe you belong to but I assure you Canada is truly multicultural and you're welcome to cheer for one of ours as if she was one of your own anytime.
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It seems like a long distance to go in a boat called a Mini. A bit like driving across country with 4 kids in a Mini Morris except that the small kids are big waves. I wish her a bon voyage!

p.s. Boatman - I haven't figured out what tribe you belong to but I assure you Canada is truly multicultural and you're welcome to cheer for one of ours as if she was one of your own anytime.
Hummingway... I'm a nearly extinct species mate... OK the rest of ya..
Stop cheering... lmao.
If I was gonna cheer for the girl.. I reckon I'm already qualified...
My Mom, Sis and brood live in Calgary.. as does my Mom's brother who moved there in the 60's.. so there's a fairly strong family representation.
As for me.. I've been travelling the world since conception so I don't really have a tribe.. never been into the clan/club scene either..
So I guess I'm a tribe of 1...
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At 37 years old, she's hardly a "girl".
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Bring some good water resistant clodes, its wett out there in a 21 ft.

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At 37 years old, she's hardly a "girl".
I was 49 yesterday and im still 19 in my head so im still a girl and always will be.

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lots of good things come out of Ashbridge's Bay Yacht Club, Toronto

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