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While trying to become the first woman to row alone across the Pacific, Roz Savage has compiled a list of her top seven pet peeves. They include being clobbered in the head by her sun canopy, random waves that come over the boat as shes preparing lunch, and dead flying fish that land in remote parts of her boat without her knowledge, Replica Rolex watches and then decompose.Its day 26, she was due for a list like this. Shes 790 miles and more than 330,000 oar strokes in.To balance out her blog, next week shell be writing up her seven favorite things about solo rowing. You can follow Roz at rozsavage.blogspot. Shes planning on redoing the autotracker in her boat, and is taking suggestions from those following her. Add your two cents in by emailing roztrackerrozsavage.Joe Spring