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Old 23-02-2011, 22:40   #1
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Interior details to be completed. Then shipment to come a half world away.
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Nice boat Mark. What's the bridge in the background?
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Old 23-02-2011, 22:57   #3
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Somewhere in the Hong Kong area.
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Nice boat Mark. What's the bridge in the background?

I believe it is the Lianqiao Road bridge over the Jitimen River in Doumen. The pontoons that Mark's Coot is tied to are definitely the ones located at Seahorse Marine's steel boatyard.

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Interior details to be completed. Then shipment to come a half world away.
Now, that's my kind of boat. Looks great!

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Old 24-02-2011, 11:18   #6
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Thanks. It even has two winches for the fore and aft steadying sails (for the leftover sailor in me).
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Nice one Mark.... hope she's not being shipped via Suez....
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.... hope she's not being shipped via Suez....
Thanks. I'll insist upon a transpacific route.
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Is she a Diesel Duck?
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Old 24-02-2011, 14:01   #10
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No, she is not a Diesel Duck although it is made by the same company, Seahorse Marine. Diesel Ducks are passage makers, while the Coot is a coastal cruiser and gunkholer (it has large saloon windows).

Here is a photo showing the winches for the steadying sails.

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She's great. I've been on a couple of Diesel Ducks. Made like tanks. There are some nice pictures of the Coot on the Seahorse Marine web site although your mast is much saltier looking. It's a great look and seems like a wonderful coastal cruiser.
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First leg of the transpacific voyage has begun.

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