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  1. "The general population doesn't know what's happening, and it doesn't even know that it doesn't know. The indoctrination is so deep, that educated people think they're being objective" Noam Chomsky
  2. Using a Jib Furler System. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nV3_vZ2AAk
  3. Isabelle should make landfall in Les Sables d'Olonne between February 21st & 23rd. The Azores High has shifted westward and leads her further west.
  4. Roger Waters - Pigs (Live) Never lost it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWLBtMz5OuY
  5. Timeless, they don't make them like THAT any-more.
  6. Gipsy Moth IV is for sale..... again! Francis Chichester single-handed the 54ft ketch, built in Honduras Mahogany, around the world in 1967. Following Chichester‘s record breaking voyage Gipsy Moth IV was lifted out and berthed alongside Cutty Sark in Greenwich, where she was left to slowly rot. I think Chichester was fairly fed-up with her by the time he got home! https://www.yachtingmonthly.com/news/gipsy-moth-iv-is-up-for-sale-75769
  7. Pirates, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa, 110nm offshore! https://www.icc-ccs.org/piracy-reporting-centre/live-piracy-map
  8. She's truckin along, but don't sound too happy!
  9. No complaints with the Bruce, great anchor, originally designed for the offshore oil industry.
  10. Repairs are now complete. Isabelle depart's Salvador today February 5th in the direction of Les Sables d'Olonne to complete her round-the-world trip! She will complete her journey alongside Samantha Davies (Initiatives-Cœur) who has also been sailing off the race for several weeks. I'm so happy to leave. It's also a great relief: the principle of the Vendée Globe is to start in Les Sables d'Olonne and come back to complete the round-the-world race. And even if you can't check all the boxes, it's important when you live an adventure and tell a story to put a final point to it. At the
  11. ^^^Great picture***** Jérémie talks about the difficult conditions he is facing in the middle of the Azores and about his haste to finish. https://www.vendeeglobe.org/en/news/22095/beyou-tough-conditions
  12. Nicest door i ever saw on a Fisher was on a 1975 F30 Sloop.
  13. Thomas repair pics, had these two in a folder?
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