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Old 27-09-2010, 17:07   #226
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WHAT NEXT!!! The Markfuzzle thread
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Old 27-09-2010, 17:08   #227
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Wow Mark...just WOW! Somehow this whole thread got past me. I wish you the best and her the best. I have always enjoyed your posts. You will be fine and all the better for it. Continue on.
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Old 27-09-2010, 18:29   #228
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LOL, markfuzzle!! I like it!!
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Old 27-09-2010, 20:25   #229
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Thanks Mark!
My adimit refusal to stop sailing will likely be the undoing of my relationship. If you can persevere, so can I. You reach an age where, you know, its their problem. The sea loves you regardless (freind or food).
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Old 28-09-2010, 09:13   #230
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In Cruising World this month, "George Pike, a former organizer of the Bermuda One/Two and the OSTAR events, tracked the finishers. He pointed out that ""about 3,500 people have climbed Mount Everest, but less than 500 have singlehandedly sailed the Atlantic."""

So I guess that would be pretty cool.
Thats an amazingly small number...
Any fact checkers out there?
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Old 28-09-2010, 09:27   #231
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Thats an amazingly small number...
I had the same reaction. Might be that there have only been 500 recorded in some official place but I don't believe the general statement.



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It can't be right - if you just think of the racers, there's Blondie Haslar, Mike Riches, Paul Heine (sp?)Chichester, Tabarly, Colas, Francis, Weld, Pajot, Luhrs (all part of the Ostar history), Ellen MacArthur, Robin Knox-Johnsont, Katie Miller. Plus many circumnavigators such as Naomi James, Joshua Slocum, Alec Rose, Chay Blyth, Krystyna Chojnowska-Liskiewicz. That's 20 without even reciting all the finishers in the solo Route du Rhum, 50 years of the OSTAR and loads and loads of wanderers!

That said - it's still mighty feat and one to be proud of!
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Thats an amazingly small number...
Any fact checkers out there?

Nah.

I'll leave that to Gord.

I am just quoting a rag.
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Old 28-09-2010, 10:00   #234
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That said - it's still mighty feat and one to be proud of!
Yep.
Maybe not.

Mighty feat indeed is how I feel.

You go Markfuzzle. (I think that is cool too!)
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Soon to be 501..in this official place anyway..


Still the best jeans ever made by the way......MarkFuzzel501..
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Old 28-09-2010, 10:49   #237
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Think I gotta get my harpoon out. Now, where is it? Still in that Dolphin?


I'll be giving that Fuzzle a fizzle....



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I just saw this thread. I'm so sorry to hear about your break up. Let us know if you get by St Thomas. We'd be happy to get together with you.

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In North America REAL football is played on a field 110 yards by 65 yards with endzones 20 yards deep and the men who play it only require 3 downs to move the pigskin 10 yards and there is no "fair" catch or "downing" the ball(before any fans of that stiltifying thing called NFL reply).
My son (an American) will tell you that rugby is the real game. He says that American football is rugby for wimps.

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