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Old 09-10-2008, 21:12   #331
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'Ghost ship' mystery solved - New Zealand news on Stuff.co.nz

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A "ghost ship" floating around the Pacific Ocean has been identified as a Nelson vessel that was abandoned after its crew mutinied eight months ago.
The 7.9m yacht was discovered south of Norfolk Island by French Navy patrol ship La Moqueuse on a trip from Noumea to Nelson last week.
This boat was last seen a few months back about 150mls NW of NZ. The photos had her looking OK but hatches open. 8 months later and still going. And in the Tasmans were there has been some shocking weather over the last few months.

279 - Even baby monos can make it 1/2 way across the Tassie without help

Apologies to the multi lads. No intention to make any question their choice on purpose, just reporting the news and on the great safety aspect of monos
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Old 09-10-2008, 22:11   #332
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Nah, don't believe you, must have bin a cat, monos never turn up agin so musta bin a cat. Can't believe it was a mono. Bet its name was really "Ramtha"? It really was "Ramtha" wasn't it? "Ramtha" is amazing how it always turns up agin. How many monos were lost forever in the storm that caused this cat to go walk about yet again?

Now off to wash my mouth out with soap .
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Old 10-10-2008, 00:10   #333
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hello.....hello..... HELLO, Anyone out there

Seems to suddenly be a multi free zone
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Old 10-10-2008, 00:19   #334
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I am still here. I just don't need to say much I like my mono hulls so much, I attached them all together so I can sail all three at once
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Nah, don't believe you, must have bin a cat, monos never turn up agin so musta bin a cat. Can't believe it was a mono. Bet its name was really "Ramtha"? It really was "Ramtha" wasn't it? "Ramtha" is amazing how it always turns up agin. How many monos were lost forever in the storm that caused this cat to go walk about yet again?

Mono sailors can understand gibberish??
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Old 10-10-2008, 00:56   #336
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I'm sure all three would like to thank you for not making them suffer separation anxiety, Kai

44C, No not all but can multi sailors understand parody?
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This was my first post on the cruisers forum and it will be my last on this thread:

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As far as the monomaran vs. multi debate, I have had 3 very different tris and 3 very different uniboats and have loved them all. Which is better of course is whatever type of boat I happen to be on at the time (even power types).
An old friend had a thing for big women in red high heels, I did not understand it, but I never trashed him about it.
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This was my first post on the cruisers forum and it will be my last on this thread:
I tried to resist it but!!!!

mono sailors can only repeat themselves
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Scum

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Only kidding Dave on the Cat/Mono lark...

We've met up before when you had the old boat in KK and I am sure your rum would be superb!

Cheers! :cubalibre
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Only kidding Dave on the Cat/Mono lark...
I wasnt being nasty, that is what I call my rum, scum


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We've met up before when you had the old boat in KK and I am sure your rum would be superb!

Cheers! :cubalibre
You've lost me there, KK??, I've never had it in Kota Kinnabalu, or is there some other KK or have I misinterpreted somewhere.

I've been into the scum you see, so a touch bleary.

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44C, No not all but can multi sailors understand parody?
Apparently not .

Have always wondered why the NZ Maoris gave up catamarans hundreds of years ago, converting to monos. Do you think they know something that we don't?
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Apparently not .

Have always wondered why the NZ Maoris gave up catamarans hundreds of years ago, converting to monos. Do you think they know something that we don't?

I imagine it was some fella coming along with a prayer book in his hand. Telling the natives how they are going about EVERYTHING all wrong. They just didn't realize they were doing most everything right already. That is why we are all still trying to get back to those South Pacific islands, and lead a simplier life
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I imagine it was some fella coming along with a prayer book in his hand. Telling the natives how they are going about EVERYTHING all wrong. They just didn't realize they were doing most everything right already. That is why we are all still trying to get back to those South Pacific islands, and lead a simplier life
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I imagine it was some fella coming along with a prayer book in his hand. Telling the natives how they are going about EVERYTHING all wrong.
Ah, I see now. The missionaries had already had experience of multihulls and so had converted to monos before they met the Maoris .

Sort of like the teachings of the bible in that only one wife and only one hull . Mmmm, I wonder about the commandment along the lines of "One shalt not covert another man's boat"?
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