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Old 01-03-2013, 14:10   #1
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Moonbird Demasted - 122 ft mega yacht looses mast.

In Marigot Bay today. Apparently lost her rig in the Grenadines. More photos to come.
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Old 01-03-2013, 15:24   #2
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Re: Moonbird Demasted - 122 ft mega yacht looses mast.

Carbon fibre mast, 2 million to replace. Minimal damage topsides.
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Old 01-03-2013, 15:47   #3
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Re: Moonbird Demasted - 122 ft mega yacht looses mast.

I don't recognize that footbridge - where is she? I'm on island and would like to see that sight!
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Old 01-03-2013, 15:59   #4
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Re: Moonbird Demasted - 122 ft mega yacht looses mast.

2 mio for a carbon stick? No kidding. Can't be that expensive.

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Re: Moonbird Demasted - 122 ft mega yacht looses mast.

I'll do it for 1.9 mil.
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Moonbird?

What kind of idiot names a boat Moonbird?
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Moonbird?

What kind of idiot names a boat Moonbird?
Any one who can afford 122 feet of sailing vessel!!!
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Yeah, I guess so. Probably one of them Arabs Ahabs.
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Re: Moonbird Demasted - 122 ft mega yacht looses mast.

Im sure the insurance company is not going to like this claim/
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Re: Moonbird Demasted - 122 ft mega yacht looses mast.

he could covert to gaff rig with the stump he has left............
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he could covert to gaff rig with the stump he has left............
Or, this is a natural for the guy who wanted a strawler with some storage room.
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Re: Moonbird Demasted - 122 ft mega yacht looses mast.

$500 a month cruisers who let their rigging maintenance go for too long. . .
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2 mio for a carbon stick? No kidding. Can't be that expensive.

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I was thinking the same thing, although I vaguely remember a 45' boat with a CF mast as a $60K option. A 60 foot boat would probably be around $100K.
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Re: Moonbird Demasted - 122 ft mega yacht looses mast.

I'll take the stump off his hands, I could use a new mast and CF would be cool.

That rig is somewhere north of 40m (the mainsail luff is listed at 39.9m), going to be a little more than you think.
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Re: Moonbird Demasted - 122 ft mega yacht looses mast.

here i have my ORIGINAL 1976 wood masts still intact and without any rot, and his new carbon fiber doesnt make it very long--i think i like my rough formosa better.....
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