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Old 27-04-2014, 19:03   #61
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It hardly matters as you will never be buying a boat.
ROFL... don't hold back Mark
Salty will buy, just as soon as he finds one he can fit his armchair into

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Old 27-04-2014, 19:11   #62
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ROFL... don't hold back Mark
Salty will buy, just as soon as he finds one he can fit his armchair into

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Noo VV, its the f**king stock market thats chaining my armchair.
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Old 27-04-2014, 19:13   #63
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Blame it on the 'Bundi' Vic...
That is shocking stuff, Boatie! Best thing about it is the polar bear!

Now Goslings Black Seal (Bermuda)

Just poured our last drop. Might have to bypass S. Africa and head straight there...

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Old 27-04-2014, 19:14   #64
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"Originally Posted by Tx J Mais no...dis hedn fo da Boudreaux 'n Thibodeaux tre'd territorie...
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Well Bing doesn't know what the hell you're talking about.... must be your accent
But surely, no Texan would treat a horse like that

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Well since NaClMonkey, et al, were hinting at the dreaded 'thread drift' (tre'd) and it's about an " 'eau' " theme, I twisted onto another franco tack: those famous Cajuns, Boudreaux and Thibodeaux (hence the faux Cajun 'accent', Mark Twain I'm not...) . If you're not familiar with them (Aussie?), Bing 'em and read a couple pages. If you don't bust a gut, I dunno... (every nationality and race/ethnicity has an analogue to them, not too PC, but WTH, eh?).
As far as horses, my kids had them (and hordes of other critters), always well treated; I just like riding them, a major PITA otherwise .
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Old 27-04-2014, 19:27   #65
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Well since NaClMonkey, et al, were hinting at the dreaded 'thread drift' (tre'd) and it's about an " 'eau' " theme, I twisted onto another franco tack: those famous Cajuns, Boudreaux and Thibodeaux (hence the faux Cajun 'accent', Mark Twain I'm not...) . If you're not familiar with them (Aussie?), Bing 'em and read a couple pages. If you don't bust a gut, I dunno... (every nationality and race/ethnicity has an analogue to them, not too PC, but WTH, eh?).
As far as horses, my kids had them (and hordes of other critters), always well treated; I just like riding them, a major PITA otherwise .
Funny, clever and maybe a touch cerebral for CF, well at least this member

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Old 27-04-2014, 19:51   #66
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I think this thread calling a certain brand crap is just that:crap. If you were to take all new boats and put them across the ocean, some would fair well, others would not. But as boat ages they take on the character of their maintenance. You call MarkG brave for sailing this brand, others call me brave for sailing a 40yo boat. I say all are brave, if your not you sail with Holland America or you take a flight.
Why do I sail a 40 yo boat? Because I like the design and the way it behaves in a seaway. But it too could sink just as easily, if I did stupid things in adverse conditions and poorly maintained her.
In reality, storm conditions could overwhelm my boat anytime I am out on the ocean. So saying that only weaker boats sink is just crap.
BTW- I have a ERIB too, and a waterproof VHF, and a waterproof GPS in my grab bag.
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Old 27-04-2014, 19:59   #67
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oidk, newt. Me thinks both really. Just read yester about NZ storm approach in late Nov, many boat problems…all kinds. incl IPiglet 38. Lives lost -- not sure boat related When the S hits, doesn't seem to matter. Some more than others but results r the same. Aye? Trouble. Whats the metre on trouble? You're in or you're not. Don't matter what boat u r in aye?

Sad about bennies and jennies though. Look nice. Production nice. Thought they got over the stigma. Built stronger; better fittings. But alas…me bin mistaken.

Doesn't matter old boats me like, but wish I had money for brand new one.

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Old 27-04-2014, 20:33   #68
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Salty, your looking for your next boat. If your like me, I go: reputation (ie how many out there are sailing offshore), maintenance, then go over the few remaining with a fine tooth comb. Then the survey. After that, got to cross your fingers and hope for the best.
Its sobering to think that even in 2014, we all are at risk who sail the seas.
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Old 27-04-2014, 21:03   #69
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Indeed Newty. SaltyMonkey holding out for a bigger more reputable name boat that SaltyMonkey always wanted though, but not just because he needs to keep himself outta trouble, but because of guests! Only one more boat left in SM life me thinks. Gotta be a favealwayswantedone. Worth the wait despite the name calling rabbit sniffing freak commenters on CF! haha
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Re: Blue Pearl Sinks

Wait a minute. What happened to not drawing any conclusions until all the facts are in. What happened to waiting for the people in question to come to this forum and give us the real scoop? Why aren't you all chastising and chasing away anyone who questions anything at all about this? Why hasn't a fund been setup for these people? Why aren't they getting a new sewing machine in addition to that fund?

Monkeys (and others) are so fickle…

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Why hasn't a fund been setup for these people?




No children involved?
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Old 27-04-2014, 22:10   #72
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Wait a minute. What happened to not drawing any conclusions until all the facts are in. What happened to waiting for the people in question to come to this forum and give us the real scoop? Why aren't you all chastising and chasing away anyone who questions anything at all about this? Why hasn't a fund been setup for these people? Why aren't they getting a new sewing machine in addition to that fund?

Monkeys (and others) are so fickleÖ

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Why aren't they getting a new sewing machine in addition to that fund?
+1. No kids but I bet they'd appreciate a new SailRite! They could whip up a warm coat for the Jack Russell.
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Sad about bennies and jennies though. Look nice. Production nice. Thought they got over the stigma. Built stronger; better fittings. But alasÖme bin mistaken.

what stigma, perhaps the NIH one maybe,
the people that think there is a stigma, have never sailed em.


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GBN... some folk are just incapable of seeing a wind up for what it is... any boat can sink...

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