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Update 2001

Proposed route from Gran Canaria to New York

Vera Hugh II is stored near Las Palmas and is being prepared for teh second stage of the voyage in early January 2001. The next departure point will be Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria. Given good prevailing winds Tom will arrive on the North American mainland in May.

The communications system will now also include a
Mobiq satellite telephone connected to a Psion Series 5 computer so that emails can be transmitted back regularly to the base station in Birkenhead, Merseyside.

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