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Old 25 August 2003, 12:32   #1
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ATLANTIC RIB x-ing 1998

As I promised one day, I'm putting now a couple of pictures from My RIB crossing of "American Channel" like my friend "Dog" says
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Old 25 August 2003, 12:34   #2
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Previos post

I started from the end - on a tow behind a Coast guard approaching Bridgetown, Barbados (after 41 days at sea)
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Old 25 August 2003, 12:37   #3
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That is the start

In fact, it was the start for the second leg, from Canaries (Lanzarote) to Barbados. The boat in much better condition, than she arrived to Barbados. Yes, but on the We survived caspizing 900 miles from Barbados, in force 11 storm...
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Not much space

I had not much space when on the route. In rough weather I cuold hide under small tent and wach big waves crushing around
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As everybody can see on prevoius post, I had lifejacket all the time with a safety harness attached to strong point of the RIB
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Old 25 August 2003, 12:46   #6
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One more...

And one more picture, from the end - I'd been really happy when I finished my Atlantic Voyage. When I'll scan some more pictures, I'll put them on the same thread

Any comments, please?

PS. All route took 54 days, Cadiz-Canaries-Barbados
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UPS!!!

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What an amazing trip. Pity you haven't got any more photos posted.
I belive that you easily be see sick, covered under the tent surrounded with all that big waves.
Any way I do admire your courrage.
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Well done Arek I take my hat off to you,Were you going through a divorce or something,as it looks a bit uncomfortable in there?.

Good show.
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Old 26 August 2003, 03:42   #10
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Divorce, hmm...

I had to divorce before the start, just becose my wife didn't accepted my idea for this small adventure
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