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Old 21 January 2007, 13:10   #1
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Dramatic footage of solo explorer in hurricane

Warning: Strong language

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Old 21 January 2007, 14:08   #2
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Old 21 January 2007, 14:38   #3
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Watching that has certainly put me off crossing the Atlantic
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He has obviously lost the plot poor man - he keeps taking about his imaginery friend - "we have done this and we are doing that etc etc"!!!
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Bugger doing it in something 6" longer than an sr4...
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Old 21 January 2007, 21:32   #7
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Well, does anyone know if he survived? He said the epirb was activated, was he picked up? Terrible situation to be in alone, no help in the middle of the ocean with a boat taking on water.
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Old 21 January 2007, 21:35   #8
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http://www.dommee.co.uk

http://www.dommee.co.uk/pgs/expediti...-05-09-26.html

So much for the 'It'll all be different' statement
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Old 21 January 2007, 21:54   #9
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Single handeders always refer to themselves as WE. Being themselves and the boat. And I thought you knew everything. .
Didn't know the boat was capable of fixing the electronics!!!

Fair enough for some comments such as "we faced the mighty seas" etc but "we couldn't fix the satnav" is pushing it a bit!!!
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Old 22 January 2007, 17:22   #10
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As shakespear said, "much Ado about nothing".

Silly Bugger, at least he is alive!
"After surviving Hurricanes Irene, Katrina, Maria and Ophelia, Rita finally proved too much.

It capsized eight times, and Dom’s cabin filled with water. He spent five hours clinging to the upturned hull, before a wave righted the boat. For a further 24 hours he kept the boat afloat, before he was rescued".

Not much of a boat to capsize 8 times... what was he expecting out there, one fart of a boat and an Ex Commando reduced to tears.

Ok. I am setting off Montauk Point, Long Island and travelling across the Atlantic, tomorrow on a lollipop stick...
I just need to advise the US Coastguard first so they can pick me up after a nice brisk swim in the chilly Labrador current waters,BRrrrr> chilly aint it?
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