Alex Mehran, Jr. single-handed his Open 50 sailboat from San Francisco to Hawaii in 8.5 days. Web Link
Read more about it in this week's San Ramon Observer in the San Ramon Express. Web Link
Regardless of what you think of the Mehrans, or Sunset Development, or Bishop Ranch, this young man did an incredible thing.
Of course I throw in a little about my own sailing history, but Hey! It's blog!
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