Tag: Ned Barnie

When Rowing Oars Preceded GPS

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We love these photos provided by Daniel Vizeu Costa Couto from Abilio Couto who crossed the English Channel in 1958 and 1959. It was a different era when escorts included rowing boats in addition to escort boats. Ned Barnie (1896-1983) was nicknamed the Old Man of the Sea. The Scottish was the King of

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