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Old 10-22-2012, 01:28 PM   #32
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DAKAR... anywhere in the world... really...

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... it could be done in Australia. THe land is there, the politics is no problem, logistics...? Hell they pack the Paris-Dakar onto a boat in LeHavre and ship it off to Sth America for the last four years... how hard is it?
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Logistically, NZ becomes quite difficult for most all involved, as is Australia. China, Russia, Mongolia would be nice.
This;

Port of loading: Le Havre, FR
Port of discharge: Wellington, NZ
Distance: 11149 nautical miles
Vessel speed: 14 knots
Time: 33 days 4 hours

Port of loading: Le Havre, FR
Port of discharge: Perth, AU
Distance: 9371 nautical miles
Vessel speed: 14 knots
Time: 27 days 21 hours

Port of loading: Le Havre, FR
Port of discharge: Buenos Aires, AR
Distance: 6125 nautical miles
Vessel speed: 14 knots
Time: 18 days 6 hours

Port of loading: Le Havre, FR
Port of discharge: Callao, Peru
Distance: 5998 nautical miles
Vessel speed: 14 knots
Time: 17 days 20 hours

Port of loading: Le Havre, FR
Port of discharge: Xingang, China
Distance: 10806 nautical miles
Vessel speed: 14 knots
Time: 32 days 4 hours




It's funny how people's flat world perception of the "globe" can be...?

Rule out one but not the other (as far as distance/logistics is concerned)...
When in reality, it's a matter of . if the desire is there... and the dollars,

... then the DAKAR product can be manufactured anywhere... really.
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