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Old 23-11-2015, 17:35   #1021
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Old 09-01-2016, 21:55   #1022
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Boat fell out of the tree

Normally the Walker Bay dinghy lives on a trailer, but I had to use the trailer for something else. I put the dinghy on the lawn, and then when lawn mowing time came (yes, the most loved therapy time for all sailors) I moved the dinghy into the tree on the play platform for the kids.
An overnight squall caused it to fall out hence my partner called out to me:

"Honey, the boat fell out of the tree"
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Mutant 'fish' with a nose, feet, tail and WINGS baffles Caribbean island | Daily Mail Online

I'm pretty sure this is a batfish. Not sure which genus of batfish is might be though. Does anyone recognize this "mutant" creature?

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Near Chernobyl?
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Old 01-02-2016, 15:43   #1025
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"a perfect human nose"????
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Mutant 'fish' with a nose, feet, tail and WINGS baffles Caribbean island | Daily Mail Online

I'm pretty sure this is a batfish. Not sure which genus of batfish is might be though. Does anyone recognize this "mutant" creature?

Normal batfish, bottom view.
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The one and only floating Micky D's.



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Old 26-02-2016, 14:36   #1028
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Is that a drive-up/sail-up window?
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I guess it's been a while since I've been in St. Louis. Apparently the floating McDonald's there closed in 2002.

Then again, if it's still around somewhere, the one in CA wouldn't be the only one in the world.
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I had a coffee at a coffeeshop/restaurant
The coffee looked good and tasted good, all that overlooking the water at Palm Beach NSW Oz
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I'm saving my kopecks to buy one of these for when I get tired of sailing.

Ref: Reinventing the keel - CNN.com
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I'm saving my kopecks to buy one of these for when I get tired of sailing.

Ref: Reinventing the keel - CNN.com
Reminds me of the TV show Stargate.
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I posted this in another thread but it fits here, too.

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