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Old 05-08-2015, 19:14   #1
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P. Walwyn dead, some miles short of completing singlehanded a 12mR Transatlantic ...

... Philip Walwyn: Gone But Not Forgotten >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

What a sailor!

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Re: P. Walwyn dead, some miles short of completing singlehanded a 12mR Transatlantic

I did not know him but this article points out that he built the boat out of parts from wrecked boats and furniture and that he was famous for eschewing life jackets.


Body of missing champion yachtsman found off Cornwall - Telegraph
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Re: P. Walwyn dead, some miles short of completing singlehanded a 12mR Transatlantic

My Sailing: Champion yachtsman dies after being found near his missing yacht

Very sad. another life gone that really didn't need to be.
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