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Old 24-02-2014, 12:20   #1
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Sailing around the world solo by roaring forties. Alain Kalita. .

At one point he says that he realized dying would be easy if there was just someone there to hold his hand.

This after his knockdown and dismasting:

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Re: Sailing around the world solo by roaring forties. Alain Kalita. .

His boat name ends in an 'a', isn't that bad luck, could be why he got dismasted

Nice boat he built though, clever and resourceful guy doing something seriously crazy !
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Re: Sailing around the world solo by roaring forties. Alain Kalita. .

[QUOTE=sparau;1476423]His boat name ends in an 'a', isn't that bad luck, could be why he got dismasted
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Could be or it could also be that the seas he was in made his boat appear more like a surfboard than a 30' plus sailboat.
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Re: Sailing around the world solo by roaring forties. Alain Kalita. .

In space (and the middle of the ocean), noone can hear you scream.
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Re: Sailing around the world solo by roaring forties. Alain Kalita. .

Wow, awesome video, thanks for sharing. I love the looks of that boat.

I like how he was about to ship the boat back to France but then had a second thought; "I have to go around Cape Horn." Awesome.
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