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Old 16-11-2013, 19:58   #16
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What was the largest sailboat sailed singlehanded trans-Atlantic?
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Old 16-11-2013, 20:00   #17
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What is the proper nautical term for that piece of small stuff that you use to tie-off your halyards and keep them from banging against the mast (for those of us that still have external halyards)?
Brails ..Bungee cord maybe
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Old 16-11-2013, 20:01   #18
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Think I have the guy right but boat name wrong. It was something like 236'??

EDIT: Had to cheat but was right on the length. Was another French guy Alan Colas boat named Club Med
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Old 16-11-2013, 20:09   #19
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Old 16-11-2013, 20:18   #20
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Who did the first and only solo, non-stop, TRIPLE circumnavigation?
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Old 16-11-2013, 20:25   #21
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Name the 1st person to sail around the world alone nonstop .
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That's an easy one, Robin Knox-Johnston.
That's a common misconception because he won the Golden Globe Race for the first solo circumnavigation. Anyone know the technically correct answer?
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Old 16-11-2013, 20:30   #23
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Club Med. 1976 OSTAR. Forget skippers name. Some French guy disappeared OSS a boat several years later if I recall correctly.
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This lost ship sank in the Mona Passage carrying a 3310-pound golden table . and has yet to be found .....
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