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Old 10-02-2013, 06:37   #1
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Cape Horn 2013 on inflatable catamaran Ducky 19

We've safely returned back from this travel.
Big thanks to everybody who helped us to make this trip successful.

I am starting to publish some pictures and short videos from this travel.
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Old 10-02-2013, 07:04   #2
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Re: Cape Horn 2013 on inflatable catamaran Ducky 19

Firstly congratulations, looks like quite an amazing adventure.

Secondly. Are you crazy?! An inflatable. Cape Horn. Cold. Swell. Danger. OK!

I look forward to more pics.
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Old 10-02-2013, 07:11   #3
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Storm comming
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Old 10-02-2013, 07:13   #4
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Re: Cape Horn 2013 on inflatable catamaran Ducky 19

You guys amaze me. Same crew that went to Greenland?

Keep posting pictures!
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Old 10-02-2013, 07:20   #5
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... Same crew that went to Greenland?
Two of them, me - Фотографии автора :: Эдуард Майданик :: Клуб Foto.ru

and Marina Suptel - Marina Suptel.
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Old 10-02-2013, 08:28   #6
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Can you show us your route on a map?
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Old 10-02-2013, 13:26   #7
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Can you show us your route on a map?
Some statistics:

16 days,

Start and finish from Port Williams.

4 storms.

Maximum day sailing - about 50 miles.

Maximum wind speed - between 30 and 40 m/sek.

4 repairings. two times transom board, two times rudders.

Lost: 1 kayak's oar, one empty water canister 20 l. after kayak capsizing.

Food rests on finish: 200 gr. rice, 1/2 onion, 0.5 kg. salt.
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thats just plain pure de nuckin futs! Gratz! Wont catch my arse down yonder, lesses I am lost!
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thats just plain pure de nuckin futs! Gratz! Wont catch my arse down yonder, lesses I am lost!

Never say never. Once you get to Bermuda. Who knows.
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...not my kind of sailing adventure...but a learning experience, nevertheless! Mauritz
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Old 10-02-2013, 14:05   #11
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Always great to read about SOMEONE ELSE doing trips like these! Well done!
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Old 10-02-2013, 14:34   #13
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thats just plain pure de nuckin futs! Gratz! Wont catch my arse down yonder, lesses I am lost!
Sorry, English isn't my native language.

You use some idioms that I first time see.
May be you can translate it . It can be a private message .
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There is crazy and then there is German crazy. You guys are a breed apart.
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There is crazy and then there is German crazy. You guys are a breed apart.
Wrong We are from Ukraine and Russia .
My proposal for participation to one crazy German guy, was rejected

I told about south beaches in Patagonia, but he preferred northern beaches in Australia in that time
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