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Old 22-01-2015, 08:45   #16
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Re: Sprint Circumnavigation Non-weather challenges

I think they are discussing eliminating weather SEASONS, not individual weather events. So, while one may have to wait a few days in port for an individual storm to pass, one would not have to put their boat away for a storm season to pass.



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Re: Sprint Circumnavigation Non-weather challenges

Originally Posted by Stu Jackson View Post
You simply cannot eliminate weather from the conversation (as you would like to do) because with a SCHEDULE (another bane of a good, prudent sailor) weather WILL (most likely) become an issue.

Help me, please, understand otherwise.
Sorry for the confusion. I was just trying to focus the conversation away from weather since I assume everyone (including rookie me) understand that weather is a key issue that will always be in play. I wanted to hear about other issues besides weather but not because I'm ignoring the impact of weather. I agree 100% with you that weather will be an issue -- I simply wanted to learn about issues aside from weather that impact the timing of such trips.

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