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Old 18-12-2018, 18:14   #1
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Circumnavigation Completed

On December 16, 2018, at 0615 hours, my wife and I dropped our anchor near La Cruz de Huanacaxtle in Bahia de Banderas on the west coast of mainland Mexico, completing an almost 8-year circumnavigation where we sailed over 48,000 miles and visited 38 countries.

Once the anchor was set, my wife and I held each closely and burst into tears.

We are still about 1,000 miles from our home in San Diego and we intend to return there sometime in May or June.

Fair winds and calm seas.
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Old 18-12-2018, 18:40   #2
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Wow, amazing! I'm sure we'd all like to here some details once it all sinks in. Congrats!
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Old 18-12-2018, 18:51   #3
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Bet you guys have a real sense of accomplishment and probably a little trepidation about what's next.
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Old 18-12-2018, 19:05   #4
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Old 18-12-2018, 19:11   #5
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Congratulations on an outstanding accomplishment. It would be great if you would share some of your stories. And, waypoints for your anchorages.
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Old 18-12-2018, 22:40   #7
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Wow! Congratulations and fair winds and seas for your future
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Old 19-12-2018, 05:19   #9
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That's amazing! Congratulations. Major accomplishment.
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Great stuff, well done! Not many can claim to of sailed around the world.
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Old 19-12-2018, 07:14   #11
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Thank you for all the kind posts. Some details and anecdotes about our circumnavigation can be found at www.rutea.com.
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Awesome, congratulations!
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