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who knew? An 85-year-old British sailor who dreamed of crossing the Atlantic on a raft as a young boy has completed the journey in 66 days with three friends.

who knew?

When we featured this story before we left, we didn’t give it much of a shot. Wrong again! From MSNBC:

 An 85-year-old British sailor who dreamed of crossing the Atlantic on a raft as a young boy has completed the journey in 66 days with three friends. The 2,800-mile crossing to this Caribbean island, led by Anthony Smith of London, took about two months and was generally smooth except for damage to two rudders on the large, sail-powered raft. "Some people say it was mad," he told The Associated Press when he arrived in St. Maarten Wednesday. "But it wasn’t mad. What else do you do when you get on in years?" Read on