GTom, the owner supposedly custom rebuilt the entire boat adding something like 9000 pounds of extra fiberglass
and extending the keel
. I suppose you could call the boat extremely seaworthy
, since it has remained afloat despite the worst of abuse and neglect, but the phrase "a face only a mother could love" comes to mind.
The story was something like they (and their dog) ran through a year's worth of food
in less than six months while failing to complete their three-week planned trip, because the massive new keel
was too deep to fit in any known ports
and there were too may gear
failures and the nasty fishermen who finally gave them a tow were sinking them and....Oh, how did you miss all the entertaining details of this one?!
The only thing they didn't say was why they waved off Trump's helicopter and canceled their dinner plans with him.(VBG)
The boat deserves a proper Viking funeral, a couple of thousand pounds of napalm would do the trick, but of course, that wouldn't be removing and recycling all that plastic. Shucks.