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Old 25-08-2015, 04:10   #1
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A jersey registered Bavaria 44 yacht with 5 people on board been busted in Queensland coomara marina with 70kgs of coke on board 2 ozzies 1 Brit where amongst the crew sailed from Sth America via vanuatu to oz what made me laugh is the yacht was described as a luxury yacht lol
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For most of the sailing community a newish 44 yacht is luxury. This is the third big bust in the area in as many years the others were in Bundaberg and Scarborough Marinas.
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For most of the sailing community a newish 44 yacht is luxury.
Not where I'm at. Here in Sardinia, an Oyster 53 is considered entry level.
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Ah Simon this yacht was no luxury yacht it was an ex charter yacht bought for 58000 euros last year in Croatia
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The problem with these guys is they are just not ambitious enough.


70kg? Pah! Try 750 kg.


$370m worth of cocaine found on yacht bound for Australia - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


Yep, things were better in the good old days... as in two years ago.
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A jersey registered Bavaria 44 yacht with 5 people on board been busted in Queensland coomara marina with 70kgs of coke on board 2 ozzies 1 Brit where amongst the crew sailed from Sth America via vanuatu to oz what made me laugh is the yacht was described as a luxury yacht lol
Great. Clearing in there should be fun now.

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The problem with these guys is they are just not ambitious enough.


70kg? Pah! Try 750 kg.


$370m worth of cocaine found on yacht bound for Australia - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


Yep, things were better in the good old days... as in two years ago.
Seriously, if you are going to get busted for 75 kilos you might as well get busted for 750! Either way you are in jail for life or dead!
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With some luck, one can easily swap a new 44' Bavaria and 70kg of that powder for a luxury yacht ... actually, skip the Bavaria part ... ;-)

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