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Old 10-10-2011, 15:55   #616
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Re: Nautical Oddities

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This may not be a nautical oddity but it still got a second look from me as I looked over my stern this summer. The rocks in the background are probably off of Forrest Island and that's Stuart Island of the San Juans in the background.

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Another truck load of materials for another house on the islands.

I know a guy that runs a landing craft out of Roach Harbor (aluminum LCM-4 clone).

I wonder if one needs a license to tow a landing barge.
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Old 10-10-2011, 16:15   #617
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Another truck load of materials for another house on the islands.

I know a guy that runs a landing craft out of Roach Harbor (aluminum LCM-4 clone).

I wonder if one needs a license to tow a landing barge.
I've seen some fly-by-night looking operations out there that would make you wonder. I'm guessing there's quite a bit of demand with all the unserviced islands around with people living on them.
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Old 10-10-2011, 16:21   #618
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Old 11-10-2011, 22:57   #619
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Re: Nautical Oddities

Lawn mower boat.................

Full story here >>> Lawnmower Boat



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Sorry if his is a repeat but I didn't see it or possibly a broken link. Things that make you go hmmmm.

http://gcaptain.com/interesting-sail...-sinking?18545
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Lawn mower boat.................
Full story here >>> Lawnmower Boat
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Wrong place - this should be in the "Under $500 month" thread . . .
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Old 12-10-2011, 09:37   #622
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Wrong place - this should be in the "Under $500 month" thread . . .
Or maybe ... making a living while cruising? Cut a few lawns then on to the next anchorage!
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WTH kind of keel is this? Came across it by the marina.

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It reminds me of the keels you see on the J class boats.
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WTH kind of keel is this? Came across it by the marina.

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looks like a pearson 40 ior design, biiigggg olleee centerboard in there, but yes looks terrible inefficient with no board down....
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looks like a pearson 40 ior design, biiigggg olleee centerboard in there, but yes looks terrible inefficient with no board down....
I'll have to get a closer look, but I didn't see any gap or opening at its base.
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Maybe the keel has been unbolted and removed for some reason.

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PEARSON 40 sailboat on sailboatdata.com

i dove on one of these recently and thought how strange a shape it was till i saw the trunk...
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To see TaoJones’ truly awesome pair of lobsters Goto:
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Nice picture, but a little NSFW next time please.
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