The Voyage of Southern Cross blog

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Thanks for the photos and updates Howard.There just cant be to many photos :) I pour over every one for every detail .I am very interested in your tent arrangements , any chance you may be able produce a drawing ?

all the best with you adventure ,we all live vicariously by your adventures and boast often to anyone who will listen that a scamp just like mine is going on an incredible journey.
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Big day yesterday. My boat and full voyage gear departed by semi truck to Miami and for the Strait of Magellan but not without trouble and related heartache (however momentary). Time to ad lib, I guess the voyage has started.
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Anybody hear from Howard recently?

I have been checking the pocketyacht site but no updates beyond the launch and move to the museum area...
What a fine and inspiring project!
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They (Howard and Southern Cross) shoved off last week. There are some pictures of the days spent waiting for a weather window on John Welsford's facebook page.
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Hey,
Check out the SCA Feb. 1st "blog" for a live unfolding of Howard's progress in his morphing from land-oriented to sea-based cognitive responses.
Thrilling, dangerous, inspiring...
This man is dedicated and courageous...
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Great to read that Howard's voyage has started. Would be nice to see pictures of those beautiful places but I guess we have to wait until his return. Hope that he can deal with the elements there. Must not be that warm at the Strait of Magellan.
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Howard continues to amaze and inspire small boatmen of all levels of experience, worldwide...

It's along the lines of "whenever you go out, a little bit of me will be at your side now, right?" I am totally impressed with his rugged independent, yet humble style..

More updates:

http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread. ... therncross

http://below40south.com/blog
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Don't forget the SCA blog for good verbiage that Josh receives by sat-phone calls

http://smallcraftadvisor.com/our-blog/?p=4820
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Oh no! (Check out the SCA blog) Wishing Howard all the best. I hope Southern Cross can be saved. I'm sure glad Howard called for help.
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Comprehensive update filed this morning on below 40 south website.

Http://below40south.com/blog
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