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Old 13-09-2014, 12:49   #1
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This delivery was quite challenging!

Earlier this year we took on the delivery of a 1948 wooden fishing vessel from Menorca to Brighton.

As I am sure you can imagine, yacht deliveries can often be challenging. This particular delivery was certainly exceptional!

Please watch the video to see the full extent of the difficulties encountered along the way:

A Long Way Home - YouTube

Editing this one was almost as emotional as it must have been for the guys and girls on board!

I hope you enjoy it...

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Old 13-09-2014, 13:25   #2
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Nicely done!
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Re: This delivery was quite challenging!

I enjoyed the virtual voyage and the music too. The food looked good and it appears you have a faithful and handy mate. The leaking hull and the fire would be a challenge but a good crew (as you are) can make it through.
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wow, braver than i am... good job,
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Nice one..
Good sea's.. and favourable winds...
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Re: This delivery was quite challenging!

had a few like that!

perhaps this would be a better soundtrack!

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Good song Atholl!! And, yes, had quite a few of those deliveries!! It'd be pretty boring without 'em though...........Tony
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Re: This delivery was quite challenging!

Great video! What is the last track on it?, the one of the women singing bout the man who loves the sea? Simply lovely!
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Great video! What is the last track on it?, the one of the women singing bout the man who loves the sea? Simply lovely!
Thank you!

The song is called Fisherman and it's by Marina Florance:

Marina Florance

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Good Stuff!
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Great video! What ended up being the cause of the fire?
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Would have been even better if you'd got the aspect ratio right. At the moment it's stretched a whole bunch in the horizontal axis. Makes it unwatchable, at least for me.
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Great video! What ended up being the cause of the fire?
The fire was caused by the exhaust getting too hot... It had a modern, thin, dry stainless system which proved unsuitable. It was mounted too close to the deck beams; so the heat from the exhaust melted the original pitch in the deck!

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Thats crazy. Guess it could have been alot worse. Glad the trip worked out in the long run!
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