Even though this thread has fallen off the page, it still gets some hits.

So let's update our adventurers:

Jessica is well into training for the Sydney-Hobart race. Last year she was too young to enter, this year she has her own boat & crew. Story here.

Abby, et al are winning film nominations & awards - here.

Laura has visited Durban in South Africa - & just missed running down a whale.

Jeanne is still in Capetown - with a joke:

My latest on the slow pace of work.....

Q: "Why is Cape Town called the 'Mother City'?

A: "Because it takes nine months to get anything done!"

More here.

And, finally, Roz is in Colorado, having rowed across the Indian Ocean. Story here.
Verum audaces non gerunt indusia alba. - Ipsi dixit MCMLXXII