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Sailing the ocean, remembering Dad

Original post made on Jun 16, 2009

When Mike and Pat Mahoney cross the starting line Wednesday morning to sail the Coastal Cup they will come full circle. It was 20 years ago at the age of 19 that they joined their father Denis for the 1989 contest, their first multi-day ocean race that included 35 knots of wind and 20-foot seas.

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Posted by Angela Holden
a resident of San Ramon
on Jun 16, 2009 at 10:36 am

Good luck Mike & Pat! I think this is a terrific tribute to your Dad...you will do him proud, we know it!


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Posted by Bina
a resident of San Ramon
on Jun 16, 2009 at 12:22 pm

OK,OK. I guess you're determined to do this thing. I'll start the novena now. Have fun and be safe! We'll be tracking you all the way.


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Posted by April Mahoney
a resident of Walnut Creek
on Jun 16, 2009 at 1:40 pm

Your First Mate TJ, Cruising Princess Maddie, and I will be cheering you on. Be safe! Papa will help you go for 2nd.


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