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Old 11-05-2016, 21:07   #46
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I've met Moitessier. He had a habit of taking shortcuts.
Ha, indeed! Came unstuck with a few of the navigational shortcuts, but spun a wonderful wake with pretty simple, crude boats.

Bet he was a character! Wonder what he would make of the modern yacht, loaded with 'essentail' electronics and fancy woodwork..
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...Bet he was a character!...
At the end of his days, when he was in the hospital, dying of cancer, my friend went to visit him with some smoke-able herb that was expected. On entering the hospital room, Bernard didn't say "hi" or hello; he only said "Did you bring the ****?!!!"
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Ha, thanks Terra for that little titbit, yeah sailers and ships rot in port!

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