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All well one week into trans-Atlantic voyage, Pasco brothers say


All's well for brothers one week into voyage

The two Pasco County brothers and their 21-foot fishing boat are making their way up the coast, a week into their 6,200-mile, 46-day trans-Atlantic voyage to Germany. Ralph and Robert Brown contacted the Times Friday from outside Charleston, S.C.

"I'm okay, having fun!" Ralph said in an e-mail message.

Their GPS showed them near Atlantic City, N.J., on Monday; they plan to reach Boston on Thursday. The brothers are raising money for six veterans' foundations.

They already hold the Guinness World Record for the longest nonstop ocean voyage in a flats boat, which they earned in 2007 for making the 1,400-mile voyage from Atlantic Beach, N.C., to Bermuda to New York Harbor.

All well one week into trans-Atlantic voyage, Pasco brothers say 07/06/09 [Last modified: Monday, July 6, 2009 8:43pm]
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