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Old 22-03-2016, 21:44   #1036
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At least it's less likely to get River Otter poop on it.
A Flemish Coil is like a toilet to those guys.
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Old 23-03-2016, 12:34   #1037
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I posted this in another thread but it fits here, too.

Alain
That is a spooky figurehead. Just a thought here but if modern sailors put figureheads on the bows of their boats now what would they put on the stern? I've got some funny mental pictures!
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Old 27-04-2016, 11:06   #1039
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So it is true if one wastes taxpayer dollars and risk lives of Coast Guard personnel one can be prosecuted for it.
GOOD!
Prosecute the Dip-Weed.
O just let him die. Has he procreated yet?
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Old 29-04-2016, 08:02   #1040
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So it is true if one wastes taxpayer dollars and risk lives of Coast Guard personnel one can be prosecuted for it.
GOOD!
Prosecute the Dip-Weed.
O just let him die. Has he procreated yet?
+ a zillion!
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Old 02-05-2016, 09:29   #1041
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Hmmmm? That mountain wasn't here the last time Cap'n!

Just looking thru this subject thread,...and referencing it over to another forum. Too many great photos not to share
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Old 03-05-2016, 06:19   #1042
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Scheel Keel

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WTH kind of keel is this? Came across it by the marina.
Have you ever heard of a Scheel keel? It might be one of those, although I can't tell from those photos you posted.

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In my best Scooby Doo voice "Rello! Ror rilarious Rel!"
How is it that a lot of your photos don't show up on some of your postings??
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Old 03-05-2016, 07:23   #1044
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WTH kind of keel is this? Came across it by the marina.

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Pearson 40 with the centerboard retracted.
PEARSON 40 sailboat specifications and details on sailboatdata.com
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Old 05-05-2016, 19:22   #1045
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Gadzooks! Now THIS beauty is the ultimate dinghy!

No dinghy dock = no problem.
High surf / contrary tides / gale force winds in harbour = no problem.
Get ashore for that cold six pack whenever you like.

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A new twist on the term "water tank"
I would love to drive one.
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Came across today. I'm not poking fun but it is odd. It appears the almas fold in and the mast turns. Outboard on back.
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Came across today. I'm not poking fun but it is odd. It appears the almas fold in and the mast turns. Outboard on back.
Outer hulls fold alongside the main hull so it can be hauled around via trailer?? Once saw a tri like that near Seattle, Wash.
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Perhaps for a trailer, or maybe so it can be picked by a smaller crane? Don't know.

It's pretty big, I'd guess at close to 38'. Bigger than it looks here.
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