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Old 12-04-2012, 12:38   #721
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Re: Nautical Oddities

I wouldn't be surprised if a pressure washer could explode some of those boats.
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Old 12-04-2012, 16:24   #722
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Again not oddities but...

Driving HWY 1 from Half Moon Bay to Monterey yesterday. GF and son asleep when I get to Moss Landing. Of course I pull in and a few minutes later gf wakes up.

"Where are we, babe?"
"Moss Landing."
"Is this where all the crappy boats in America come to die?"
LOL - "Basically, I guess, yes..."

At least I know why they call it Moss Landing...
Believe it or not...it use to be much worst there. They have been cleaning it up. It has taken many years.
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Old 12-04-2012, 23:35   #723
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Re: Nautical Oddities

Just another oddity. Not from Moss Landing.

Moss Landing was one of the most interesting places to walk the docks. Every few feet was something different. Not just rows of plastic. I really liked it.

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Old 13-04-2012, 00:36   #724
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Just another oddity. Not from Moss Landing.

Moss Landing was one of the most interesting places to walk the docks. Every few feet was something different. Not just rows of plastic. I really liked it.

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that was my thought "I want to walk those docks".
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Old 13-04-2012, 07:18   #725
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Re: Nautical Oddities

There was a place off of Miami that we anchored that looked just like Moss, but I hear they have cleaned it up. Oldest boats I have ever seen seem to be anchored in Florida.
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Re: Nautical Oddities

Another oddity.

I'm not certain if this one floats but it looks nautical.
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Old 13-04-2012, 11:47   #727
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Another oddity.

I'm not certain if this one floats but it looks nautical.
Useful at low tide I guess ...
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Another nautical oddity:
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Definitely like a Swedish or at least some nordic design - whaleback deck, etc. Probably from the 50'ies or 60'ies - later they moved on to plastic.

I have seen countless boats like this one, but this is the only one with windows in the whaleback section!

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It was taken at NCYC Newcastle Australia. They must have had a wet ride looking at the gear draped over the boom.
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Re: Nautical Oddities

Kinda off topic (if possible) and possibly related.

Stumbled across this elsewhere.

Enjoy.

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Just another oddity. Not from Moss Landing.

Moss Landing was one of the most interesting places to walk the docks. Every few feet was something different. Not just rows of plastic. I really liked it.

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It takes me 10 times as long to drive a coast as inland. I can't pass a marina without trying to get in. Theere were some inteeresting boats and a couple of big fishing boats with inteeresting names.

"4 Sons" and "3 Daughters" - do these boats really get new names every 9 months or so?
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Re: Nautical Oddities

Nautical oddities ... on CF ;-)
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Re: Nautical Oddities

Not sure if this oddity has been seen yet




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Re: Nautical Oddities

Just saw this oddity about 7am this morning in the back yard.
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