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Old 16-03-2014, 19:03   #1066
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Really? That's highly insulting for you to assume the only purpose of a female crew was to provide sexual favors.
I think you're reading too much into that.
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maybe phil just didn't want the wife and kids to know
Which means moderators should probably stop this thread immediately and delete the entire thing or more importantly all posts mentioning these two women.

It's the very least we can do for the good captain.
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all tied up now safe and sound,just doing marine police formalities at the moment,so couldnt talk
That is great news. Boaty and crew will get a good nights sleep tonight.
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That is great news. Boaty and crew will get a good nights sleep tonight.

I'd love to see what the crew member will be posting on her Facebook page about this trip. I bet she kissed the ground when she stepped ashore.
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Thank You Atoll, and good night to everybody
Gd night as well many will rest tonight.

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Therapy, et al,
We'll need to wait to hear the details, but until then... a) Some have had unfortunate experiences with plumbing fresh water to their heads, for fresh water flushing...where either sea water or waste water contaminates the fresh water supply...
b) Leaks in water tanks that allow bilge water, sea water, etc. to ingress / contaminate the fresh water tanks...
c) Water pressure pump leaks, diaphragm contamination, etc...
d) Just old / funky / molding water in tanks and/or contaminates dislodged by the never-ending motion of the sea, making the water in the tanks "funky"...
e) Leaky filler caps, etc...



Those are just the ones off the top of my head....while I'm helping my 93 yr old Mom....



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Errr...........sorry to intrude on the birth berth of the cat but how does one contaminate water when in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean?
If memory serves me, it was quite common in the old days, before things like bleach, for the water to become foul after about a month. Given time the bugs would die off and the water would again be drinkable.
Water has microbes in it who continue to multiply while the water is in the container. They eventually die off. You just can't drink the water till they do.
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If I was crew. I would be taking JP out for a few brewsky's right now to celebrate.
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Which means moderators should probably stop this thread immediately and delete the entire thing or more importantly all posts mentioning these two women.

It's the very least we can do for the good captain.
was just me being faececious there is no current "wife",and the kids are all growed up,i think the lady with him might be his portugese lady friend ,as he said that he was more or less sailing the vessel single handed.
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And now for the next leg.......the show ain't over yet. Sleep well Boatman...you earned it! Ain't CF the best yacht club ever?
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was just me being faececious there is no current "wife",and the kids are all growed up,i think the lady with him might be his portugese lady friend ,as he said that he was more or less sailing the vessel single handed.
Even for someone with vast experience that certainly is a very large undertaking. I can't imagine it.
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I'm very happy to hear Boatie and his crew are safely tied up. Well done Atoll and JP! Kudos to the owner too.

Sleep well Boatman!

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