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Hollywood take on voyaging smoother than in real life

By Susan Scott

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 14, 2014

~~<p>AT SEA IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC &raquo; We're sailing from Tahiti to Niue, a tiny island country of about 2,000 people.</p>
<p>Craig and I have been at sea on our 37-foot sailboat for more than a week now, sailing in brisk 20 to 25 mph southeast tradewinds. As Honu trundles along downwind toward Niue (we skipped the Cook Islands due to wind direction), we grip handholds for our every move, struggle to cook one-handed and joke about Robert Redford's recent sailing movie, &quot;All Is Lost.&quot;</p>
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AT SEA IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC » We're sailing from Tahiti to Niue, a tiny island country of about 2,000 people.

Craig and I have been at sea on our 37-foot sailboat for more than a week now, sailing in brisk 20 to 25 mph southeast tradewinds. As Honu trundles along downwind toward Niue (we skipped the Cook Islands due to wind direction), we grip handholds for our every move, struggle to cook one-handed and joke about Robert Redford's recent sailing movie, "All Is Lost." Login for more...



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