Tom Kirschbaum loved the sea and was at home there, in good weather and bad. How the seasoned skipper ended up in the water and dead remains a mystery and an anguishing topic on some sailing websites.
Alone some 1,500 miles off the California coast in his 26-foot sailboat, Tom Kirschbaum logged about the enchantment of the open sea one day and the roller coaster swells and difficulty getting sleep another.
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