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Old 05 August 2003, 07:34   #91
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Re: Re: Just Sour Grapes

Originally posted by John Kennett
I dare say that if a good story emerges he'll write a book about it.

Looks as though he may have written it already........

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Old 05 August 2003, 09:19   #92
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Not worth buying without the last chapter though is it? Presume it's available shortly after they return.

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Old 05 August 2003, 10:15   #93
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Not wanting to bring up an old thread but the synopsis of the book on Amazon still seems to indicate that Eddy is the first to cross the Atlantic in a RIB. Also I think someone said that he wasnít coming within 200 miles of the artic circle ( I maybe corrected here ) so another elaboration on the facts.

Still 800nm legs are still long sea miles, and more than I think I could cope with, but not worthy of publishing a book.

In my view Eddy, and his team, have much more marketing skill than Alan P and perhaps with his previous climbing exploits and subsequent publicity, are using their skills to the full; and why not. But then again a £250,000 rib should be able to poke its nose out of the harbour, wherever it is !



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