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Old 09-02-2013, 02:27 PM   #41
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Diana is currently making her fifth attempt to swim from Hemmingway Marina to Key West. This has never been done. She was 28 on her first attempt. Today she is 64- which is awesome!! If interested, you can follow her here. Diana Nyad - The Swim
She made it!
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Old 09-02-2013, 02:34 PM   #42
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It's quite amazing how many American cruisers boats have "broken down" at sea and needed to seek "safe harbor" in Cuba to effect repairs.
Does one's heart leap to the throat when returning to the U.S. after a surreptitious visit to Cuba?

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Old 09-02-2013, 04:40 PM   #43
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I think the US government would be surprised at how many Americans have boats in Cuba full time. They fly there and cruise like they are residents...then fly home to their other boats.
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Old 09-02-2013, 07:11 PM   #44
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She made it!
That's a great effort. She's a poster girl for all(you) older people out there.
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Old 09-02-2013, 07:19 PM   #45
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That's a great effort. She's a poster girl for all(you) older people out there.
Nah. She is still a young chick at 64. You gotta realize that some of us would give our eye teeth (if we had any) to be 64 again! :-)
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Old 09-03-2013, 04:31 AM   #46
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