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Old 24-12-2012, 09:19   #1
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Strange Yacht Towing Story

Towing from Phillippines to Thailand.
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Old 24-12-2012, 10:10   #2
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Re: Strange Yacht Towing Story

Fishy to say the least. Maybe he has a phobia about raising sails.
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Old 25-12-2012, 10:29   #3
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Re: Strange Yacht Towing Story

He may have lost his rudder. I worry about that on long passages. A rudder or rigging failure can be a real SNAFU.
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Old 25-12-2012, 11:47   #4
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Re: Strange Yacht Towing Story

Looks like a Formosa 41...A real heavy vessel to tow.
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Re: Strange Yacht Towing Story

In 8 days I could have made some oars even if I couldn't sail.
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So the boat wasn't occupied whilst under tow? Wow must track well!

Think he eat the owners before the noodles, story is a bit dodgy.
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