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Old 16-01-2016, 14:49   #1
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Simon toughed this one out.

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Nice job, Simon.

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I heard of this before, not sure which forum.

Very inspirational story.
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As 'JW' would say..
'True Grit..!!'

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Old 19-01-2016, 05:50   #5
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Simon, great job, professionalism!
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Old 19-01-2016, 10:50   #6
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As 'JW' would say..
'True Grit..!!'
Indeed. Amazing what one can achieve when properly focused.

Remember that Russian round-the-world-solo racer who had to perform emergency surgery on himself?!
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A great tale of the will to live. I hope he has a full recovery.
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A full recovery would be a wonderful and well deserved result for him.
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Nice guy. We met him in the Chilean channels near Puerto Eden and stopped for chat. Very pretty boat. Glad he's ok.

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I've only just caught up on this one. Absolutely amazing effort. I hope he puts out a book about his ordeal.
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Wow! Great job.

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