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Wednesday Oct 25. Too much wind for this chicken circumnavigator.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

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Why am I doing this? I could be playing bingo with my peers.

The forecast for the next couple of days shows no improvement at all. So, I might be wasting away here in Ouzoville and strumming my Bouzouki for a while.

But just to tease the wind has dropped at least 15/20 knots in the last hours. So, I’ll just keep an eye on the water and take my chances. I like to be in Amsterdam by the weekend. I want to try and recover my 1200 bucks of VAT on the engine I bought last November before the Nov 5 filing deadline, in Holland. So, please, everyone stretch your hands over these wild  waters and pray with me.