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Old 08-27-2014, 09:14 PM   #801
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If only the weather would hold off for 26 hours.
Looks more like it might be a bit sporty around the time he arrives. But at least it looks like he heading into a big lee.
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Old 08-27-2014, 09:17 PM   #802
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Itís Showtime

What a journey, what an adventure!! And of course we have all been glued to the internet every step of the way... I bet he had no idea you could fit so many people onto a KK!

So next question.... Who among us is next to cast off on such an adventure so the rest of us Arm Chair Firs Mates can fill the void left by the completion of Richard's adventure?!!
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Old 08-27-2014, 09:39 PM   #803
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Man! What a ride!
Been watching this thread since day one, being a Noob didn't think I had the right to comment, but Dam! Richard, hang in there Bud, your doing all of us proud.
First stiff one is on me, hope the bar is close to the laundry, cuz your gonna have some ripe stuff! After reading again, maybe I'm in the back of the line as far as first one, but you get the Idea!
Best of luck!
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Old 08-27-2014, 09:45 PM   #804
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Based on his last position fix at 0038 hours, and measuring using maxsea charting software approx 118NM to go, and at a speed of 6.5 knots I'm thinking he'll make port between 1800 and 1900 hours UTC Thursday.

Passageweather is predicting the winds at his landing to be around 25 knots on his port aft beam, about 45 degrees it looks like to me.

If the weather moves in slower the winds will be more aft, and if the weather moves in faster than predicted the seas will be more abeam.

It looks like conditions will deteriorate rapidly from there.

I'm no weather person, but thats what passageweather says.

He's cutting it very close, and its not going to be pretty either way.

If the weather moves in early his bail out is to veer east and make landfall in the big bay that appears to have the community of Cork at its head. That would put the seas almost directly aft to aft port.
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Old 08-28-2014, 12:36 AM   #805
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Dauntless should be visable soon.
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Old 08-28-2014, 01:15 AM   #806
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Richard's own AIS page is:DAUNTLESS - Pleasure Craft: current position and details | MMSI 367571090, Callsign WDG7814 | Registered in USA - AIS Marine Traffic

It tells you when he is in range, wish he would move a little to the east and then AIS would have him.............
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Old 08-28-2014, 06:42 AM   #807
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Texts sent to Dauntless, waiting for reply.
He did seem to stop about 1/2 an hour ago for a short while.
Back uderway now.
Battery says normal.
No current ais info yet.
77nm to go!
(my calculation at 6:16am est, from Dauntless Delorme position
50.38476 -10.17501)
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Old 08-28-2014, 07:15 AM   #808
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From Dauntless at 7:05 am, est:

Maybe I ask am.
A minor and major crisis this morning.
My stbd Paravane pole got bent.

Richard Bost sent this message from:
Lat 50.44378 Lon -10.09738

Not sure what "Maybe I ask am." means.
I had asked him how he is feeling today.....
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Old 08-28-2014, 07:34 AM   #809
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From Richard at 7:30am est:

That was supposed to say, Maybe I still am.

Richard Bost sent this message from:
Lat 50.475053 Lon -10.06058
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Old 08-28-2014, 07:45 AM   #810
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And the drama continues. Richard is one gutsy guy. Looks like he is about to wrap this leg of the journey up.


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Old 08-28-2014, 08:35 AM   #811
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Sent to Dauntless at 7:36am
Glad you are underway again.
What do you think bent the pole?
Have you had time to check fuel remaining?

Received from the crew at 8:31am est:

A conservative fig 80gal
Use 3.6 nm/gal
I now have an asymmetrical roll, but tried it without the good one in water and it was worse as an oscillation srarts

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Edit: added at 8:47am
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Hope you are OK, see you turned to the East.
No AIS seen yet.
Both vesselfinder and marine traffic show you in the Azores.
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:26 AM   #812
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Just looking at the rather large wind driven beam seas hes facing...

He'll have to turn east and get the seas more aft.

Landfall will almost have to be Cork

I dont think he can make Castletown bere due to the beam seas.
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:34 AM   #813
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I bet he will kiss the Blarney stone when he gets in. Of course that is after some long rest and some cold ones!
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:44 AM   #814
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Dang. I can't say that I didn't think of the possibility of one of those poles bending or snapping under that much work. Although it's clumsy and adds weight, reinforcing the poles with angled struts, not unlike the shrimpers, adds enormous bending resistance. The whole principal of the pole transferring the weight is keeping the pole perfectly straight. If, for whatever reason, the pole has any weakness in construction, or, is momentarily pulled out of alignment anywhere along its length while the force is being transferred, it can snap or bend.

I'm sure glad this didn't happen three or four days ago.
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:46 AM   #815
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What's next, running low on coffee?

There is some nasty stuff coming later today, now is the time for prudence.

I think I just went sphincter factor 7.

Godspeed Dauntless.
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Dang. I can't say that I didn't think of the possibility of one of those poles bending or snapping under that much work. Although it's clumsy and adds weight, reinforcing the poles with angled struts, not unlike the shrimpers, adds enormous bending resistance. The whole principal of the pole transferring the weight is keeping the pole perfectly straight. If, for whatever reason, the pole has any weakness in construction, or, is momentarily pulled out of alignment anywhere along its length while the force is being transferred, it can snap or bend.

I'm sure glad this didn't happen three or four days ago.
Larry, what about spreaders and stainless steel cables like on outriggers?
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Larry, what about spreaders and stainless steel cables like on outriggers?
Yeah, same principal....I was also thinking of that. No-stretch SS cable and spreaders would work too, but one would have to use a tension meter to get the wires equal.
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Old 08-28-2014, 09:56 AM   #818
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You guys may not realize this but Richard is really getting pounded right now.

The K2 bouy in his area is showing 28 knot winds, and 15' seas at 7 seconds.

Few TF members have been in seas this large and close together. I have not and hope never to.

Having his stabilizers messed up is not a good situation.

Just going out on deck of that boat to work on them puts you in a survival situation.

Going abeam to the seas like this is not an option. The boat cannot do it. You have to get the seas behind you.
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You guys may not realize this but Richard is really getting pounded right now.

The K2 bouy in his area is showing 28 knot winds, and 15' seas at 7 seconds.

Few TF members have been in seas this large and close together. I have not and hope never to.

Having his stabilizers messed up is not a good situation.

Just going out on deck of that boat to work on them puts you in a survival situation.

Going abeam to the seas like this is not an option. The boat cannot do it. You have to get the seas behind you.


So close, yet so far. 7 seconds gives little time to recover between waves. This is the worst he has faced. This kind of stuff puts stress on the boat, equipment, and crew. He has got to be very tired. Hopefully, the adrenaline from being near landfall will carry him.
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Old 08-28-2014, 10:12 AM   #820
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I've been in seas 20' with 65kt gusts but that was just a 20 mile crossing. It was quartering stern seas as well and I would surf over 13kts. I can't imagine having them 24/7 like Richard. If I wasn't on the flying bridge and it was daylight, I'm not sure I would have made it.
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