Put all the stuff in self storage in Punta Arenas and do it again next
year.

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On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 10:54 PM, k5hm.ron--- via BVARC <bvarc@bvarc.org>
wrote:

> In a huge disappointment for the DX community and the members of the *3Y0Z
> Bouvet Island* <https://www.bouvetdx.org/news-and-updates/> team, the
> DXpedition's leaders announced at 2000 UTC today (February 3) that a
> decision had been made to abort the DXpedition and head back to Chile.
>
>
>
> “During the last 72 hours, we continued to experience the high winds, low
> clouds, fog and rough seas that have prevented helicopter operations since
> our arrival at Bouvet,” said an announcement on the 3Y0Z Bouvet Island
> website. “No improvement was predicted in the weather forecast for the next
> 4 days. Then, last night, an issue developed in one of the ship’s engines.
> This morning, the captain of the vessel declared it unsafe to continue with
> our project and aborted the DXpedition. We are now on our long voyage back
> to Punta Arenas. As you might imagine, the team is deeply disappointed, but
> safe. There is already talk about rescheduling the DXpedition.”
>
> Bouvet Island currently is the third most-wanted DXCC entity, behind
> Kosovo and North Korea. The 3Y0Z DXpedition, comprised of top operators
> with considerable DXpedition experience, has been in the planning stages
> for 2 years and had attracted contributions from clubs and individuals
> around the world.
>
>
>
>
>
> 73,
>
> Ron, K5HM
>
> k5hm....@gmail.com
>
> www.qrz.com/db/k5hm
>
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>
> *        Excelsior!*
>
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